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The Last May Lessons…

Monday I learnt today that I know a descendant of Victor Hugo. Tuesday Courgettes have male and female flowers. Wednesday The little african grebe is now extinct. It used to live in Madagascar but was killed off by fish and … Continue reading

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More lessons April 5th – 11th

Monday –  Tony Hancock comitted suicide by overdose in Australia and his ashes were flown back in first class. Tuesday – Learnt a method for cleaning frying pans with food stuck on them Wednesday – According to Plato man and … Continue reading

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March 22nd – March 28th

Monday – Hitler may well have had an IQ of about 141 (he probably had two balls too and certainly didnt keep one of them in the Albert Hall) Tuesday – Casio GDC (Graphic Display Calculators) can now give their … Continue reading

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15th March – 21st March

Monday – Excitingly along with the vitamin D I am getting from the sunshine I also get 167% of my daily vitamin C requirement from one bottle of orange juice in the college canteen. Another spring thing I learnt is … Continue reading

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March 8th – March 14th

Monday – A golden raspberry award costs £3 to make, congratulations to Sandra Bullock for getting hers (oh and the oscar I suppose too). The most expensive ticket for the Wigan v Liverpool game was £28. Also it is commonwealth … Continue reading

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The first lessons of March

Monday – Cheating husbands are less intelligent than those that do not cheat. Ashley Cole, John Terry should take note you dirty dogs Tuesday – Bambi was Austrian Wednesday – Invertase is the enzyme used to make soft centres in … Continue reading

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Last 7 Educational Moments of February (22nd to 28th)

Monday – Berol fibre tipped pens can survive for 14 days without their cap on, unlike some of my students. Tuesday – Found out how to sort out a rogue US keyboard impersonator on a PC (one of those things … Continue reading

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Lessons for Valentines day week…

Apart from being a time to reflect on appalling treatment by ex-gfs and how they don’t deserve you etc etc (not really, I didn’t deserve them)  I have learnt the following excellent things this week… Monday – Ser is Polish … Continue reading

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February, New Month, New Week more things to learn

Monday – I actually found out what macrame is. heard the name, knew it was some sort of craft thing that I would never do but wasn’t sure if it was done with card, tissue paper or paint. Turns out … Continue reading

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Life lessons 25th – 31st Jan

Monday – Mustard and cabbage are related, Mustard could have come from a tree for all I knew until today. Yet somehow I think I should have known mustard didnt come from trees. (I learnt what colour Teal was today … Continue reading

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