Aneira, Princess of the Macarena

As I type this, she lays there dreaming. Mouth twitching, perhaps she’s eating. Paws scurrying, perhaps she’s chasing something somewhere far away. She’s breathing normally, a welcome relief from a day previous. She wakes, and gives me a stare. ‘I’m sorry, did my clicking of the keys wake you?’ She continues to stare, and eventually…

When Students Get it Right

Just when you feel exam season is over, another one swiftly comes along. Cue panic, questions and panic once more. In my short time so far as a teacher, I’ve tried to better myself with each set of exams I’ve faced. ‘Could I make them feel more at ease? Could I explain it a little…