Category Archives: trust

Almost

I’ve spent an age Clinging to this precipice Wind whipping my hair Fingers straining to grip If I let go I’ll jump and fall Without knowing If there are arms waiting And waiting Below I’ve spent an age Almost letting … Continue reading

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Back to School

I’m back in India now, in my new apartment with (framed!) things hanging on the walls. I am technically settled. I am also back at the same school for two years running for the first time. I get to teach … Continue reading

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Any questions?

As a student, I loved when we ‘side-tracked’ my teachers: asking them questions and derailing the lesson with something more interesting (to us).  I loved that the questions could be so good that the teacher would lose track of time and … Continue reading

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"There aren’t any grown-ups. Not one, in the whole wide world."

A great fallacy of people seems to be that we never grow up, but believe that everyone around us has. “I’m going to tell you something important. Grown-ups don’t look like grown-ups on the inside either. Outside, they’re big and … Continue reading

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