The rants and howls of a librarian, blessed by by Bacchus with the gift of ADHD.
26 March, 2016
A letter to a brick, with eyes
The following is the text of a message I sent to Senator Glenn Lazurus . It is in relation to a wo...
14 October, 2014
Australia, if you don't love it leave! Simple enough statement and one which (it seems) a lot o...
26 March, 2014
Christianity is a poor excuse for homophobia
My FB feed has been going 'ping' a bit recently on the subject of homosexuality in the Christian Church. Things like the recent deci...
16 December, 2013
Fighting against reality is pointless
The article (which I won't link to, as it is not the point) was actually about gun deaths in the US, but it was the title which struck m...
29 August, 2013
I plan, you plan, we all plan for NAPLAN part II
And, a closer inspection of my coursework tells me all my earlier fears have been realised. I am pointed towards the maths NAPLAN too… ...
I plan, you plan, we all plan for NAPLAN
Have I mentioned I am doing a Dip Ed? (or a Graduate Diploma of Teaching and Learning as it is now more grandiosely known). Well, I am. ...
19 July, 2013
The death of compassion.
An awful day in Australian Political Life has lead me to re-pen our national anthem. Australians ...
05 December, 2012
Dundee cake - a Christmas post
In my first concession to the currant (yes, pun intended) festive season I baked a nice fruitcake on the weekend. It was a recipe I cobbled ...
01 August, 2012
Teacher Librarians, Luddites in musty book museums
At the risk of being repetitive... Teacher Librarian Advocacy is useless, there is no way anyone in government could possibly justify thr...
02 June, 2012
Wait, how many days in June?
Did I suggest yesterday that I might try to blog EVERY day in June? Damn! Here it is, 15 minutes of the 2nd left, I'm about to go to b...
01 June, 2012
Are we selling buggy whips?
I am not in NSW these days, and when I was I wasn't a school librarian, so this post has the caveat that I possibly don't know what ...
23 April, 2012
You have exceeded the space for this text box. Some data will be lost.
Or, so I was told by ACER (the Australian Council for Educational Research) when I tried to answer one of their surveys. How can you have an...
12 April, 2012
Three blind mice, 1 blind society
This question came to me over the interwebs... I had a question from one of my staff this morning, she was told (by a parent during storytim...
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