Monthly Archives: April 2014

Where do you want to be in five years?

I was still a teenager the first time someone asked me ‘Where do you want to be in five years?’ I was talking to a pyramid scheme salesman with a mechanical smile and an alarming sense of amorality. I can’t … Continue reading

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I meet the assessor

In this part of the world, all children six years and older have to either be in school, or  be registered as a homeschool student. In practice, not all homeschoolers are registered. Some people refuse registration as a form of … Continue reading

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Easy complexity

Although our maths lessons contain basics like counting, adding, subtracting, and grouping things, I find it much more interesting to explore mathematical concepts. I have seen quite a lot of people discussing moebius noodles, and have just recently managed to … Continue reading

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You’re doing a great job

I saved someone’s life the other day.  I was working as a nurse, so there was an expectation that I would be doing that sort of thing.  It was a team effort as well.  I can’t take full credit.  Still, … Continue reading

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