Tough Discipline, again ….

Tough Discipline, again ….

Following the last blog post, other examples are: The same 1972 university course but this time teaching in Spain.  We TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) trainees were sent to Barcelona for a couple of weeks and were allocated a school each. Mine was in the...
Tough Discipline, again ….

Tough Discipline …

Well, the memory bank was triggered yesterday by a report on the unruly behaviour of some students, partly or wholly as a result of boredom during the lockdown.  Unusual punishments from my dodgy background came to mind.  Here are a few: It’s 1972 and I’m at London...
Findings …

Findings …

No change on the health front.  Still much the same, so let’s move on.  Something along the lines of “That reminds me of when ….” The local residents’ association here, which I used to run, covers six streets and has a voice at our local Marylebone and wider...
Oh the embarrassment!

Oh the embarrassment!

The other day I read about a conversation between a novelist and a historian.  They were disagreeing about a health problem.  Suddenly a breakthrough, with deep embarrassment and laughter when they realised that one had consistently misheard the other.  The topic was,...
Media over for now?  Hope so!

Media over for now? Hope so!

Well, Tuesday 3rd was definitely interesting.  If you haven’t read the blog that day, click the amber. The BBC included the short version of the interview on its TV London local news. It also had it on its website as mainline news, and for much of the day and the next...
BBC: the latest …

BBC: the latest …

Time: 09.00.  Moving on hastily from whiskers, here’s the latest about the BBC broadcast where I might have a part.  It’s scheduled for tomorrow, 3 August, but could be postponed if last minute news items take precedence.  On 21 June I said I’d let you know as soon as...