Monthly Archives: January 2012

Spot The Ball… Silly post

I was browsing a disc that contained all of my “stuff” from school, lesson plans, worksheets, word documents and much much more when I came upon this picture; which I think must be a candidate for the best Spot the Ball competition of ALL … Continue reading

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Views from Central Park

One of the things I love about Plymouth, and Central Park in particular, is the way that random and different views often appear. This was taken from a path near to Pounds House which has a distant view of Plymouth Hoe and the distinctive skyline of the City … Continue reading

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Blue Monday ? Only the sky is blue !

One of the things I am loving about my newly found freedom is the ability to get out and about when I want and just observe things that for years have been the stuff of exhausted holidays. For example, just walking in Central Park today and … Continue reading

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Coding

Coding in schools ? Well I must agree that many bright youngsers can get pretty bored- not by the software they are using necessarily but often by the tedium of jumping through assessment hoops to pass exams. Some of the ones I had to teach when … Continue reading

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Surfing

I was born in Newlyn, West Cornwall   As a child I surfed the wooden body boards of the 60s that , if you weren’t careful, would smack you in the stomach as they ploughed into the sand. In my 20s I returned to the surf … Continue reading

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Stuff I’ve done and like (d)

All sorts of interests… here we go in no order Surfing Running Punk rock Amateur radio  G0 DYI Astronomy Learning to cook Chocolate Labradors    ( I know.. ) Wow   (leveller don’t like the end game ) Physics Learning Reading Amateur musician ( … Continue reading

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Here we go again

Although I have always been an early adopter of many forms of technologies teh blog always escaped me. I started several but gave them all up. Part of it was the typos in teh first line and following. I inevitably … Continue reading

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