This blog gives me yet another excuse to write as often as possible. In July 2009 I retired – I’d been a primary school head teacher for 25 years. I’m using my retirement to try all the things that I never had the time to do when I was working.
I’ve always read a lot and still do. My wife, Ann, says that I have some strange ideas when it comes to reading! I like thrillers and science fiction. I still read books about education, especially what education might look like in the 21st Century. I love reading management/business books, self-help books, books about how our minds work and… well the list goes on!
I enjoy playing with technology. I would be lost without my MacBook Air, my Kindles, my iPad and iPod Touch. I enjoy blogging and quite fancy having a go at podcasting, though whether I will ever get round to it is another matter.
Recently I teamed up with a fellow retired educator called David Horner and between us we are creating resources for teachers. We call ourselves Goodeyedeers! To see something of what do have a look on the ‘Teacher Resources’ page of this blog.
On top of all this I like to write – my problem is I haven’t quite worked out what exactly I want to write. I’m playing around with short stories, flash fiction is great fun, as to is Twitter Fiction. I even delve into a little poetry every now and then.
One day I’m going to self publish a selection of my flash fiction… one day!
Maybe I should have retired 25 years ago!