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Officially on my summer holiday now, two weeks away. Of course I still have to give myself plenty to do so I’ve stocked up on some holiday reading- something foody, something businessy and something a bit lighter: 38 more words


An FR1 called Frankie

As part of my new venture with Sportstest, I have been very lucky to have secured the support of Red Chilli Bikes. The original plan had been that my FR1 would replace my aging Ridley sportive bike, little did I know that poor Elliot would suffer a fate worse than death in Lincoln. 650 more words

Book Bag: Sports Science and Sweet Shops

Finding time and opportunity to read is still a challenge with a newborn, but I am beginning to now get into the habit of reading at night again. 633 more words

Book Bag

Closed loop classrooms – Tom’s Restaurant vs. Scotty’s Diner

Closed loop classrooms – Tom’s Restaurant vs. Scotty’s Diner

A couple of questions have been tormenting me for a few weeks now, regarding teachers and leaders for whom things on the surface seem to be going well. 1,145 more words

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How we fool ourselves out of keeping New Year's resolutions

My resolution was to not make resolutions…

It’s week 2, 2016. Have you broken any of your New Year’s Resolutions yet, even little ones? Be honest. 1,357 more words