Monthly Archive: September 2013

Day Eight: Cracow (Saturday, 28 September) 0

Day Eight: Cracow (Saturday, 28 September)

Our arrival in Cracow, after four hours of bus travel and five hours touring Auschwitz, could not have come quickly enough, but we realised that we hd come across the prettiest and perhaps most...

Day Seven: Auschwitz and Cracow (Friday 27 September) 0

Day Seven: Auschwitz and Cracow (Friday 27 September)

Like anyone with an ounce of soul, I came away from the museum moved, horrified, repelled and bemused, the latter because one was confronted with ‘man’s inhumanity to man’. For all the labelling that...

Day Six: Zakopane (Thursday 26 September) 0

Day Six: Zakopane (Thursday 26 September)

It was a very long day yesterday: when we disembarked from the train in Cracow, we had a two hour trip into the mountains ahead of us on a coach, and then a minibus...

Day Five (Wednesday 25 September): another bloody train trip! 0

Day Five (Wednesday 25 September): another bloody train trip!

Last night’s trip had only whetted our appetite for a walk in the restored Old City of Warsaw, so we federated with Gail and Barry and following Leigh’s leadership, staged a mutiny. It was...

Day Four: the Warsaw Train 0

Day Four: the Warsaw Train

The scene is Berlin. Grey clouds shower unwelcome rain on the laden pilgrims as they inflict their oversize baggage on the city’s public transport system. The local mental health system is bracing itself for...

Day Three: Monday and it's full-on Berlin 0

Day Three: Monday and it's full-on Berlin

I think we walked our legs off today. A little too enthusiastic about the exercise, we jogged for about six km in the morning and then found that Raf — the tour guide who...

Day 2: Berlin and the tour commences 0

Day 2: Berlin and the tour commences

This could be a very prosaic entry, as the first day of a trip often is as one gathers one’s thoughts from the rags of jet lag and attempts some sort of orientation; but...

Staffroom bullying – is it on the increase? – TES Resources – Blog – TES Resources – TESAustralia Community 0

Staffroom bullying – is it on the increase? – TES Resources – Blog – TES Resources – TESAustralia Community

See on Scoop.it – Learning, Teaching, Leading TES Community connects teachers around the world to share classroom support, healthy debate and extra-curricular fun Christopher Bounds‘s insight: Surprising and not surprising. This research suggests that...