"Today, we are going to dissect mice." Miss Grand announced to the class. A murmur of horror and excitement erupted in the classroom. In the back row, three hands shot up. "Yes?" "Miss" all three started their questions at the same time. "One at a time!" "Miss," Linda asked, "do we have to? Mice are disgusting! There … Continue reading Biology Class
It is September, which means it's la rentrée, or back to school, work, etc, it's like the new year just even more so, it's a moment for new beginnings. It's the end of a long day... The kids are sleeping and as S is in London, meaning that I have the evening all to myself. I … Continue reading A new adventure
T is for Teaching My favourite T word was already used last year. Seen that I am not in time with this post, I am a bit late, I did realise that many people did write about time too. You might enjoy this post in relation to time. I have no idea when I first … Continue reading T is for Teaching #AtoZChallenge
When my grandfather turned 70 years old, he invited us (his guests) to visit a boarding school. Strange thing to visit isn't it? Well this was not any boarding school, and my grandfather is a historian, so visiting a place packed with history was a natural thing to do. The Landesschule Pforta is located within … Continue reading Magic Library
I was seven years old, had recently moved and did not always understand the local dialect, because even within the same country you can be lost in translation.