World Book Day through a teacher's eyes.
Happy New Year, readers and writers! After a dismal 2020 for most of us, let us hope that this new year will bring us a well-deserved reprieve and a lot of new and great books to read and, for the authors, tons of inspiration to transport us all into new and wonderful adventures! I know... Continue Reading →
Let me start with a fact: the image I chose to top this post is nightmare inducing. I hate crowds and avoid them like the plague. Yet, this is how I currently feel, day in and day out. And it is messing up with everything that I am in a very difficult way. No, this... Continue Reading →
I've had a review to write for over a week, now. I wanted to write it. I want to write it. Later today, or tomorrow, I will write it. However, I was missing something important in order to do it: time. As a full-time teacher, time is of the essence, and mine is, as it... Continue Reading →
After five months, the schools are reopening in my province, which means that I am now back at work. Usually, I sub, but this time, I accepted a contract in a school that I know well, and today was my first day, which meant that I had (and still have) to adjust a lot of... Continue Reading →
Sometimes life gets in the way of your plans, and I'm not necessarily talking about the pandemic, although it does have a big influence on everything, at present. However, the part of life I'm thinking of, right now, it my anxiety disorder, which is playing havoc with my brain, my habits, my reading, everything. That... Continue Reading →
Sometimes, OK, often, something said on an author's forum or group can spark thoughts in my mind and I feel compelled to write about them and lay them out. Not as if my mind ever stops, but just a wee trigger and boom! I start writing. In this case, it's an author who asked if... Continue Reading →