Monthly Archives: January 2015

How not to save the Petrified Forest… a sideways look at Government School League Tables

In a belated effort to protect the Petrified Forest in Arizona, the Navajo Indian curators decided to put large signs up around the desert edge reminding visitors that “At the current rate of fossil theft by visitors,┬áthe Forest will completely … Continue reading

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I am Claires Court

The brutal murders of some 17 people last week in Paris has caused much outrage over the globe, yet another incident in a global war between those that consent to living in pluralist liberal societies and those that wage jihad … Continue reading

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“Everything’s already been said, but since nobody was listening, we have to start again.” Gide

I recently read a straight talking blog by Barry Smith that made me laugh out loud and made my day. You see I think teaching is really hard and that education is the most complex of industries. And to be … Continue reading

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