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!”
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.
Continue reading “Blog Post #61: For Christopher & Kristina!”
Today’s post is for a friend named Sarah, who turned 48 yesterday. Your first fun puzzle is to figure out what is special about the italicized part in the following:
Yes, Friday afternoon! Mary has Art. Yay! One of my friends, Sarah, Continue reading “Blog Post #60: For Sarah”
I would like to share with you some good fun that I recently sent to my whole family, for we have no less than five birthdays coming soon! Continue reading “Blog Post #59: Family Fun!”