More University Days and Nights

A Continuation Of The University Story My journey to self awareness continued in 1963. My previous post (located below this one on this site) tells the story of the first two years. I was feeling much more confident when my third university year began. I enrolled in English III and Education I. The latter wasContinue reading “More University Days and Nights”

It’s Not Cricket.

“It’s not cricket.” Did you know that the first recorded use of that expression in England was early in the seventeenth century when folk were accused of playing cricket on a Sunday. That was one way out of a Laurel and Hardy “revolting development.” An excuse was needed to avoid God’s wrath. Regarding the rulesContinue reading “It’s Not Cricket.”

On Teaching and “Productivity”

Some Recent Thoughts One click  on “TEACHING” below will give you access to the thoughts, and to a poem I wrote soon after I retired in 2004 from a teaching post in a Sydney high school. TEACHING Regarding that poem, education ministers and administrators should remember that the students below the test mean are halfContinue reading “On Teaching and “Productivity””

An Effort To Escape

No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in, and make no effort to escape from. George Eliot So far I have lived twenty-three years longer than Shakespeare. Oh my! What he would have done with that extra time. As for humble me, I have noticed so many dark deeds inContinue reading “An Effort To Escape”

Title: To Know Is To Be Responsible

The words of my title here are from Mordecai Vanunu. They are my inspiration.  Subtitle: Education On Probation I have noticed so many dark deeds in my eighty odd years I will feel guilty unless I at least draw attention to some of them now. That is why I am writing this. So let us begin a journeyContinue reading “Title: To Know Is To Be Responsible”