Monthly Archives: November 2012

Up Close and Personal with Kale

So, it turns out that not having senior students hasn’t given me all the time I thought it would, and this blog post is a little later than anticipated. But I have been on a Duke of Edinburgh tramp with a whole lot of  Year 10s in the Hunua Ranges, had my sister to stay, been […]

A Spring Salad

Shock! Horror! It is only Tuesday and already I have a blog post – it’s amazing how much you can get done without the marking, planning and stressing Senior students add to your life. They have now all sat their Level One English exam, and I am left with only two Junior classes, and heaps […]

Ice, Ice Baby…

It is well know within my friends that I have a slight obsession with Jamie Oliver. This began when I was about 14 years old, a huge poster of him on my bedroom wall alongside Dawson’s Creek stars. 7th form saw me and a few friends meeting him “Are you girls bunking school to come […]

I’m no good at maths, but I can still bake a cake.

Another week has gone by, and I find myself propped up in bed writing this after another glorious weekend. A Shutter Pirates exhibition, friends over for Saturday lunch, The Black Keys being totally amazing and blowing my mind, a beautiful engagement party, and dumplings and beers at Penny’s new Love Shack. Not a bad one at all. […]