Love The Little Things #25 & #26

At the moment it really doesn’t feel like there are enough hours in the day. It’s my own fault because back in March when I got offered a contract to do exam marking it sounded so far in the future and I always forget just how time consuming it is. I’ve got about two weeks of it left to do and then I can kick back and look forward to the summer hols. Anyways, please forgive me for combining the past 2 weeks. I kept trying to start last weeks post but then something kept cropping up and it never…

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She Watches

Standing alone On the edge of the group Where the popular girls are She watches As they sit and gossip Laugh and smile Not including her She watches The brashness gone Vulnerability in it’s place Not the girl I know She watches A flicker of hope One girl turns to speak Her face lights up She watches She passes her drink No thanks are exchanged She’s quickly dismissed And yet she still watches As I stand there on the yard I see her nerves That she’d hate me to see And I watch She wants to fit in To be…

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Love The Little Things #24

At the minute it feels like I have a much neglected little blog. This week has been slightly crazy and I’ve barely had the time to check in at all. Hubby has been down in London for the past 2 days, my Year 11’s, 12’s and 13’s have all had exams this week (so lots of last minute revision sessions) plus we’ve had the builders at home so we are living like vampires in the house of eternal darkness. Perfect timing just as the sun decides to show it’s face. Throw into the mix I’m in the middle of exam…

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Love The Little Things #23

Friday seems to be coming round more quickly as each week passes.  After last weeks holiday in the sun it was back to earth with a bump and straight back to work.  We are entering the last half term before the summer hols and as Year 11 and Year 13 have officially left (although they are still popping in for revision sessions) work is a lot less hectic than it has been.  The added bonus is that I now only teach first period one day a week so for the rest of the time it doesn’t matter if I’m rushing…

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I’m A Post Holiday Slob

I take holiday planning quite seriously.  It’s booked months in advance, so we have something to look forward to.  A few new pieces are carefully chosen to update my summer wardrobe and the holiday haircut is booked in.  Insurance, check.  Currency, check.  Passports and all vital documents, all checked and safely secured in their travel wallet ready to go into the hand luggage.  The taxi-man (or Dad as he prefers to be called) is booked and we’re ready to go! Unfortunately all of my enthusiasm has been used up in the before holiday phase, so there’s not that much left for our homecoming!  I wish I could be one of those people…

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