…with the best will in the world we all make mistakes and poor decisions.
A lot has been said about the mess that the UK government have made of both A-Level and GCSE results this year. In many ways you could argue that, given the ongoing situation in the world with Covid-19 and everything that's associated with it, it was likely that the process of awarding grades to students… Continue reading A GCSE Triumph and a return to College.
Things ate kind of strange at the moment for all of us, no matter where in the world we might be. In the UK at least, we've been in lockdown for the past three weeks, with a further three week extension announced by the government earlier this week. For most, unless you fall into the… Continue reading Lockdown
I think the biggest thing for me these days though is that I feel like I now have a purpose. A reason to get out of bed in the mornings if you like.
"I want my family to be proud of me for something. Because up until now – in my opinion - I’ve just wasted the life that I’ve been given."
So despite my mind's best efforts to try and sabotage any attempts I make to move on with my life, today I've actually managed to achieve a small victory against it. This morning I completed my college enrollment, and from 10th September I will once again become a student. Something I haven't been since I… Continue reading Returning to education after twenty years.