I am dedicating this blog post #68 to my lovely wife, Jenny, who was born in the summer of ’68. I have had the honour of knowing Jenny for slightly more than half of her life, so far, as it’s now 26 years to-the-day since I saw her for the very first time on 27 May 1994.
Continue reading “Blog Post #68: For Jenny”
The photo just below is one of the most beautiful that I have seen in a long time! It was posted on Facebook earlier this month by the mother (pictured on the left) of the lovely Spanish girl (a former student of mine) who turned 16 on that day. Continue reading “Blog Post #67: For Princess Pilu & Super-Boy Steven!”
Dear Readers & Friends,
Though the current Corona virus pandemic severely reduces people’s opportunities for meeting, we are still free to think of and pray for each other. Whether we have already met or not, I truly believe that one day we will meet, in a perfect place with no more death, illness or suffering of any kind. Continue reading “Blog Post #66: Thinking of You”
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”
Happy Haley, a talented student at my school, recently surprised me with a lovely painting that she made as a New Year’s gift.
Continue reading “Blog Post #64: For Haley, Myriam, My Little Sister, Peter The Great AND a school pussy cat!”
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!”
Continue reading “Blog Post #63: Wishing Everyone A Very Happy New Year 2020 !”
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!”