More Auguries

Castle of Deception Ein Volk, ein Reich, ein Führer Yet Again You are a sinister architect  Building with your paranoid hands And your egotistical schemes a fearful castle Made with the brickwork of your evil dreams There is a moat which only seems to exist Fashioned from falsehoods hand over fist With what seems toContinue reading “More Auguries”

A Teacher Never Walks Alone

Classroom: North Ryde Primary School Museum More Teacher’s Memoirs Sometimes The Top Is A Long Way Away My transfer from primary to secondary teaching was done through what were called GA classes. The abbreviation stood for General Activity. It referred to a changed curriculum less challenging than the normal secondary one. I came from aContinue reading “A Teacher Never Walks Alone”

Yesterday Is Not All That Far Away

Having Been Taught Go Forth And Teach Old age is not a preparation for dying. It is a time when your database of life should be shared. Wisdom doesn’t grow on trees. It comes best after you have tried the alternatives. Made the mistakes that make life such an uncertain thing. And if you areContinue reading “Yesterday Is Not All That Far Away”

Even More Miscreants

The Double Dealing Diphthong The Double Dealing Diphthong would struggle with the truth It ranted and raved throughout each day And constantly stood aloof The problem was the Vowels both long and short It accused them of dishonesty And integrity to be bought So the debate raged as all were engaged In a squabble whereContinue reading “Even More Miscreants”