Role Models: Part One

Over the past two weeks I have spent some time at home recovering from an ankle reconstruction and I often found myself thinking about roles models.ย This came about because of the type of books I’ve been reading, the TV shows I’ve been watching, some of my interactions with our gym members, and what I wanted…

Holiday reflections

It’s no secret that 2017 was a massive year, but what I didn’t realise was how much stress this year has brought into my life. It wasn’t until I had left the country for my honeymoon that I realised just how much stress I had been carrying around with me all year. A very good…

2017: What a year!

As we come to the end of 2017, I thought I’d look back on all that I’ve done. The following would not have been possible without the support of my amazing husband, family, colleagues, and gym family. I’m listing my achievements so that I have a record of my busiest year yet. In 2017, I…

World of Drones Congress 2017 Reflection

On Thursday 30th August and Friday 1st September I had the pleasure of attending the World of Drones Congressย and I found it extremely valuable. Despite it being targeted mostly at those wanting to break into the drone industry, as an educator I found it highly relevant to what we are trying to navigate our way…

Amazing Women

This year the iCentre team decided to base our theme for Literacy Week on Goodnight Stories for Rebels Girls, we dubbed our theme: “Amazing Women – in Life and Literature” In the days leading up to deciding on a theme, I was thinking rather a lot about who I am, and what I give to…

Knowing it’s ok to be vulnerable.

Yesterday I had a moment of self-doubt and I felt very overwhelmed. I felt like there was too much being asked of me, that I couldn’t do it all, and that I would drop one of the many juggling balls I’ve got going on. However! I spoke to my loving partner (through tears), reached out…

The 20th Anniversary of Harry Potter

It’s no secret around school that I adore everything Harry Potter. I… Own multiple copies of all the books and DVDs Own a copy of the audiobooks read by Stephen Fry and listen to them regularly Am a proud Gryffindor, sorted through Pottermore Have a large range of Harry Potter merchandise/clothing, including a cardigan and…

Use it or lose it!

I realised this morning that language is something that you need to use or lose. Most of you are probably thinking… … but it was quite the light bulb moment for me. I was in the car with my fiance and we were talking about how his use of the English language is primarily for…