From 2017 to beyond

‘Tis the season, or so the saying goes. And so, another year ends. I was reading how I summed up 2016 here, and I described it as ‘interesting’. 2017 has been, if anything, ‘more interesting’ and certainly more depressing. Brexit seems to be spiralling aimlessly out of control, with the Brexiteers seemingly hell-bent on leaving…

The end of term…. or is it?

This was originally going to be a post about coming to the end of term. After all, in our classes, the students are doing their final exams. However, we have a problem. The air in the city is bad until Wednesday, and so, until then, school has provisionally been cancelled (if it improves then school…