Blog Post #65: For Dear Colleagues Kate and James

Dear Readers,

This post is specially dedicated to two dear colleagues: Kate, whose birthday is coming on 29 February in less than two days’ time, and James, whose 50th birthday is coming in less than two weeks’ time on 11.3.2020. Continue reading “Blog Post #65: For Dear Colleagues Kate and James”

Blog Post #64: For Haley, Myriam, My Little Sister, Peter The Great AND a school pussy cat!

Dear Readers,

Happy Haley, a talented student at my school, recently surprised me with a lovely painting that she made as a New Year’s gift.

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Blog Post #63: Wishing Everyone A Very Happy New Year 2020 !

Dear Readers,

I’m just slightly early with this…, but I wanted to wish everyone a very happy New Year 2020 coming soon!

As most of my students enjoy brainteasers involving Maths and/or Chess, and one of the youngest recently told me, “I love puzzles more than my own heart!”, I offer you a couple of nice, quick, fresh puzzles to round off this year. Solutions will be published at the time of the next blog post.

Pictured- Young Mateo Maisky: “I love puzzles more than my own heart!”

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Blog Post #62: For Ruth, Diana, Micky, Phoebe, Charlie &…EVERYONE!

Dear Readers,

I very much hope that you will all enjoy this article, which includes a delightful, fun surprise for EVERYONE! It’s also particularly dedicated to Ruth, Diana, Micky, Phoebe and Charlie: five friends with whom I enjoyed a lovely chat and dinner yesterday. Continue reading “Blog Post #62: For Ruth, Diana, Micky, Phoebe, Charlie &…EVERYONE!”

Blog Post #61: For Christopher & Kristina!

Dear Readers,

I very much hope that you will all enjoy this article, which is especially dedicated to Christopher (one of my first students at my former school in Belgium, nearly 15 years ago) and to Kristina, an outstanding student at the beautiful Music school where I now work as the Mathematics teacher.

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