Category: teaching

Monotony

Days come Days go Days stay the same Work Study Repeat Work Study Repeat Perhaps I should have considered The implications of my latest grand plan Sure I can study each evening 2 hours no probs peeps. ummm…… Turns out I can do Just…

Weekend Envy

I signed up all excited Higher education beckoned But now I’m feeling somewhat mitred My wings are clipped I am not soaring My shoulders bowed and head is dipping Immersed in writing and in referencing. I do not care just where periods go Does…

A long week

The week already feels About 10 days long I’ve phoned, I’ve visited I’ve taught some classes I searched some bags And hunted in bushes I’ve pushed and pulled And been creative I’ve met and discussed And comforted I’ve complimented And greeted with grins Rendered…

Sadness

A child cries out for love In different ways They smile They laugh They chuckle They rest a sad, tear stained face upon A caring nearyby adult. The lucky child Sees all theses things And knows what comfort a hug brings They know the…

Holidays are over

Holidays are over This is my favourite time of year The nights are built for snuggling The days for glorious sun. The sun is warm yet does not burn The skies are satisfyingly blue Clouds rarely mar the air And rain is never near….

Holidays

The morning dawns The birds awake Holidays No other sound to make The kids are blissfully tuckered out The house is content in cleaniless For me, My brain says time to rise This means today I have the luxury Of an early morning exercise.

30 day challenge

Medical testing coming up Preventative for sure But just in case I launched a job 30 days of fitness 30 days of healthy living 85 minutes of activity 12 000 steps each day to beat Three strength sessions over the week A swim per…

Writing job applications

As a graduating uni student I, of course, wrote quite a few I got very good at them And shouting my own trumpet. I found a glass of wine would help But certainly not over two. Roll through the years And roll on some…

My own little erupting volcano

Teaching in a science Lab Earth Science is not that exciting. How can you demonstrate Volcanic eruptions and plate tectontics? Our Scientific Officer found an exciting prac Settle some cold wax In the bottom of a beaker Layer it with sand and water And…

Weekend Blues

I’m busy night and day Five days of the long working week I teach, plan, mark co-ordinate Ring parents, visit students and ocasionally get to grade. I walk steps on the counter That number close to 10 000 I cart packs and smile Greeting…