Summer holidays – Glasgow

A few months ago, during a Skype conversation with my parents, they asked me if I had plans for summer. Other than lesson planning and Chinese lessons, I told them I did not. They then asked whether I would like to join them going somewhere for the week? I said sure, and later found out…

From one end of the campus, to the other

Despite the poor quality of the exam this semester (as well as last), one of the things I have noticed, which makes me smile, is when all the students hear the answers and them down, at the same time. For reasons beyond comprehension, there is no question paper for each individual student. Instead, the questions…

Cometh the hour, cometh the man

As I said in an earlier post, exit polls predicted a hung parliament. They did that in 2015 too and we were left with a Conservative majority (albeit a small one). But this time the polls were right. The Conservatives are still the largest party, however. This is disappointing, although not hugely surprising. I don’t…