Category Archives: work

Making the most of it.

The leash-free beach ceases on Nov 1 for dogs during the day and picks up again in March. We’re making the most of it while we can. There are certain things that Jeff will miss more than Poppy and I … Continue reading

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Skinflint Sunday: Become a teacher and see exhibitions for free!!!!!!!!!

Amazing, isn’t it? A couple of weeks ago I snuck out of school with a couple of hundred year 8 Art students and a few teachers and we went to see the Andy Warhol and Ai Weiwei exhibition. This is one … Continue reading

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The calm before the storm.

Ahhh, the first Monday morning after the year 12 classes have finished. I’m sitting in the lecture theatre foyer with one girl beside me who’s making some minor alterations to her costume, while a boy is on the stage running … Continue reading

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Lots of activity; not much blogging.

Morning all! I bought a Fitbit a week ago and its changed my life. The other Thermomix Group Leaders and I have decided to do a Fitbit challenge to keep ourselves trim, taut and terrific, so while are some are still … Continue reading

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During a grammar test.

Morning all! I’m sitting in front of various classes today and I have no correction to do so I thought I’d pop in and have a chat with you all. Lots of things happening but my blogging mojo was low. … Continue reading

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Give me a head with hair….

Look at this! We’re in the lecture theatre at school all weekend for the last rehearsals for the year 12 Theatre Studies play and the kids put Evan18’s studio shot from the play last year up in the foyer to … Continue reading

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Just a quickie…

One of my year 8 boys in the poetry writing class we had yesterday: “I can’t write, Miss! Teach me how to poem!!” Thermomix Recipe: Garlic, Feta and Olive Pull-Apart Bread.  

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I thought I posted this in the morning, but I didn’t. The cool change is nearly here…

Well, back to our regularly scheduled programming! I took this photo a couple of days ago of my new garden friend in the Great Pumpkin Experiment 2015 garden bed. There’s 4 butternut pumpkin plants (and a few cucumbers) here and … Continue reading

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Sometimes the luck is with you.

      Is this a sign from God to go shopping after losing 17 kilos this year? Today in period 6 on the last day of classes, I let the kids have a class party. We set up a … Continue reading

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Dot points.

Crazy busy. Seriously crazy busy. Evan18 did his year 12 English exam today. The end of an era… Life has gone crazy since the new model thermomix. This is one of the first nights home I’ve had in weeks. Red … Continue reading

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