It is time to give the SSAT students their due. We were so busy doing book reports, learning vocabulary, getting interview outfits ready, working out maths, deciphering analogies...so much so that we forgot to inform parents of all upcoming events. Our heads were buried in the sand. Time to pull it out. We have a whirlwind of schools visiting. We are proud of this slew of schools. So on November 16, here comes the list: St. Georges Madeira Nord Anglia Deerfield Chatham H
I have a penchant for "smelling the rat" as in Hamlet's world....dissimulation, espionage, undermining stances.....my theory is that if you do good, you chase the hypocrisies away. I find it interesting that I had to stop printing our manuals as copies were being ferreted away....but I am flattered that I am being mimetically represented. It is an honour but also a burden. In teaching our students, I simply pour in a bout of love, sweat and tears, the results usually flow.
So I traipsed around the world and back - another NABSW conference in London at the Cumberland Hotel. With one day of respite, I managed to get some rest but then those dreaded emails, Whatsapp messages came piling in. I left work for my classes and hope all were effected by the sweat of their brows. This is a holiday weekend, but should we give it away? I have it scheduled on our calendar that classes are off this weekend, but I sincerely believe we have to make up for an
So we survived Hurricane Matthew. The guns barked again in Montego Bay, as if to say, Mother Nature you have nothing on our evil ways. Many say that prayers deviated the storm, but could it have been our Jamaican feistiness, daring and sheer evil towards our compatriots? Remember the insolence of the Port Royal clique, "We go nowhere"....well, the poor Haitians, (sorry Haiti, vanguard of Black man's independence), not having fully recovered from the 2010 earthquake, to hav