Tuesday, April 6, 2010

April showers...

...bring May flowers! And, oooh, I can't wait! April has been pretty stormy so far - we've had howling wind, heavy rain, intense gloomy darkness, (very) occasional bursts of sunshine - and it will be so lovely to see flowers, vibrant colours, glorious sunshine, butterflies...someday in the near future I hope :)

I had a three day weekend and on Monday it was back to work, work, work! I didn't mind, it was good to get back into the swing of things. I find that it's MUCH easier to learn new things when you're completely immersed in those new things, rather than dabbling in them occasionally. My week is going great so far. I feel incredibly lucky to have such wonderful, funny, sweet students :) Of course, classroom management and discipline and all that school-y jazz is still a must, but for the most part (mostly) everyone is quite well behaved :)

I've been eating some delectable halibut lately. Well, I've eaten it two or three times within a couple of weeks :) And of course I went for options that supported sustainable seafood, overfishing is a huge problem and it's super important for us to stay informed and make earth friendly choices :)

And now it's time for a very hot cup of tea.

My hair is VERY (boyishly) short so I need hot beverages to keep me warm, unprotected as I am by long flowing locks of luscious hair :)


  1. Wow, how short is your hair?? I don't think I could ever be that brave, although I can imagine that the upkeep is much easier than with long flowing locks of luscious hair ;)

    I hope you had a fun three day weekend! I agree that it's much easier to stay in the swing of things rather than having to get back into the swing of things - having a rhythm means more efficiency and more enjoyment! I'm so glad that you have good students, too. Having responsive and responsible students makes the job so much easier and more fun :)

    Have a great day, Lucy!

  2. You hit the nail on the head - having a rhythm and lots of momentum really helps and definitely makes it all more enjoyable :) As do the lovely students, they really are a joy to work with :) It's great when you can laugh and smile and feel like you're connecting with people - all while you're technically working!

    My hair is maybe an inch long for the most part - very short! But it grows incredibly fast so in a few weeks it won't be quite so minimal. Upkeep is definitely much easier and it's great not to have to blow dry it for ages and eons :)