Second-hand lessons from first-hand failures

This is a sobering poster, seen in a classroom used regularly by safety trainers for the offshore oil industry. Have you ever had to teach or been taught from someone else’s notes? It can be stilted, awkward and lacklustre, however thorough your preparation is.  Ah, there’s nothing like working with your own interpretation of a subject in any teaching situation! Thoughts of my earliest attempts …

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The Proposal

No, not that romcom film with Sandra Bullock on a farcical trip to Alaska! I mean a book proposal.  Narrowed down from six ideas this is going to be the first! It’s decided…the work of the last two years has officially been conceived and in only seven months I’ll be launching (splashing out my true …

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