A Farewell Letter To Year 11

Today my Year 11 students left to go on study leave so I wrote them a letter which I put in coloured envelopes and sealed with sweets. Their reaction when I brought out… Continue reading

Mail Art

Those who follow me on Twitter will know that in January I joined the International Geek Girls Pen Pal Club. I’ve always been obsessed with letter-writing and was nought short of ecstatic when… Continue reading

Journal Page: Who Are You (in 500 words or less)?

One of the items on my 2015 to-do list was to journal at least once a week. I missed a couple of weeks last term so have penned a couple of extra entries over the… Continue reading

If you could be anywhere, where would you be?

Taking inspiration from the journaling blog Seaweed Kisses, I’ve stuck a series of labels into my journal printed with various prompt questions. Today I wrote about where I’d like to be if I could… Continue reading


Tomorrow it is Candlemas so to celebrate I made a few little tokens for the in-laws. Essentially they are all Spring themed. I’m so over winter now as we didn’t have any of… Continue reading

Postcard Art From Jaipur

In the world of teaching you come into contact with many talented people. One such person that I have had the pleasure of working with in the last five years is artist Lynsey… Continue reading

Leave This Page Blank On Purpose

Regular blog-watchers will know I’m currently struggling with a book I bought by Keri Smith called Wreck This Journal. I can’t bring myself to wreck it so I am creatively interpreting the instructions… Continue reading

Ghost Signs of Albany

Last summer I stopped off in Albany in between NYC and Lake Placid. The mall had strangled much of the life from the town centre but there was still the modernist wonderland that is… Continue reading

Wreck That Journal: Stamp Page

I recently got hold of a copy of  book called Wreck That Journal. Each page offers you instructions on filling or destroying the page. The problem I have is that I don’t want… Continue reading

Birdie Journal Page

I’ve got back into journaling in a big way for 2015. This is a journal page inspired by a robin that came to live in our front garden over Christmas. I’m enjoying the… Continue reading