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Qualities I Hope My Students Will Practise

I have been back in the classroom as a teacher for half a year now, so I have had plenty opportunity to become reacquainted with young adults. I watch my students interact with peers, express their opinions, and discuss all sorts of life issues. It led to a moment of reflection as I wondered: what would I really like my students to learn?

I sat down to put this reflection into words, and considered the 5 main qualities I hope my students will practise.

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5 LGBT Film Recommendations

I recently held my first film marathon here in the Netherlands, all LGBT-themed. In light of that, I wanted to share my top 5 LGBT film recommendations with you. Hopefully you’ll take away at least one new film for your watchlist!

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My Cat Remi Two Years After Adoption – photo report

My Cat Remi Two Years After Adoption

Two years ago in January, I adopted my cat Remi from the Sheffield cat shelter. It’s one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. To celebrate this anniversary, I’ve compiled some of my cutest photo moments with Remi!

You may also like these posts:
»My Cat And Me: 1 Year After Adoption«
I volunteered with the Sheffield cat shelter charity shop and wrote about the »Benefits Of Volunteering« .

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48 Hours Without A Phone

48 Hours Without A Phone

All 26 students in front of me gasped dramatically as I told them what had happened to me moments before. I needed the sympathy. Just a few minutes earlier, I had dropped my phone down the toilet. I had no idea how difficult the next 48 hours without a phone were going to be.

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10 Easy Steps For A More Sustainable Lifestyle

10 Easy Steps For A More Sustainable Lifestyle

Here’s a New Year’s resolution: be kinder to the planet by making more environment-friendly choices in your life. Living sustainably doesn’t have to be expensive or difficult, all it takes is a slight shift of mindset. To start you off, here are 10 easy steps for a more sustainable lifestyle.

You may also like »35 Sustainable Steps I’m Already Taking«

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