Tuesday, 8 January 2013

The Write Start



As a child I always loved the first day of a new term.
As a teacher I still get excited.
I look forward to a new start, catching up with my colleagues' news and feel a burst of creative energy.
Yesterday was no different.
It was a busy day full of challenges with a perfect ending.
It was the first day of our new writing group.
Last year we had a small group of 3, or if we were lucky, 4.
This time we had 10 student along with the college principal.
The principal and I have enjoyed many chats about writing in the past 12 months and I knew she wanted to come but never expected to see her.
I introduced the concept of Free Writing based on Natalie Goldberg's writing practice principles and we all had a go.
It was so uplifting to meet such a wonderful group of like-minded people.

Today I wore:
Shoes - Clarks
Dress-Boden

6 comments:

  1. Sounds like a good writing group. You look ready to lead them in your cheerful red.

    Darla

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  2. So pleased for you that the group is working out really well, it must be great to see people appreciate and put your knowledge to good use xx

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  3. I'm glad to hear that you had a good start!
    Your red dress is fabulous, I love the cheerful pattern. oh and I love the Mary Janes!

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  4. Me too. I always get excited when a term begins.
    I am going back (again!) to school, i start next week :)

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  5. Your writing group sounds great!

    And, Jane - that Boden dress looks stunning. I bought it in navy & am beginning to wish I'd gone for the red. Just gorgeous on you!

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    1. BTW I see the new Boden Spring offeringS include a Loulou dress in red. It has your name written all over it!

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