Monthly Archives: September 2008

Wisdom of a child … part 1

Woke up early today. Didn’t sleep well as usual. Actually, worse than usual – today was ‘undoukai‘ (sports day) at my kids’ hoykushyou (state nursery for working parents) and every year I get nervous. This year doubly nervous ‘cos I … Continue reading

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Ladies and gentlemen, your attention please …

Finally, we have the results of the Summer Term UK Experience paragraph writing competition. First of all I would like to thank all those who entered the competition, and there were more than 80 of you, which is absolutely fantastic. … Continue reading

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Money, Money, Money …

On the theme of money, what answers do you have to these questions. The Beatles once claimed that, ‘… money can’t buy me love …’ As you watch their video from the mid 1960s, think about this question – Can … Continue reading

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Not for love nor money …

It is so interesting that different, unconnected, languages have the same, or very similar expressions to describe everyday life and feelings. I guess it tells us clearly that people of different races and cultures are essentially the same in the … Continue reading

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Looking forward …

I haven’t been very busy on the blog the last few days and for that I am sorry! This is the last week of the summer term and this is usually a busy time for teachers, writing reports, attending meetings … Continue reading

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Speed

This is a short film I made a few years ago when I had just bought my video camera. I fixed the video inside the car on a tripod, and drove to the city and back to my house one … Continue reading

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An alternative view of London

My friend Kevin provided the link to this on a comment to the London 2012 posting. It might be worth watching for those of you interested in London urban music, life, sights and culture, so I thought I would put … Continue reading

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