Wednesday, 14 March 2012

Work, Work, Work

Congenital idiocy? I fear the worst.

I'm completely snowed under with work at the moment, mainly due to exam marking and report writing but also thanks to Mr Gove and his mucking about with the History curriculum. I wish the powers that be could leave it alone or at least come to some agreement about what it should be, rather than playing political football with it every four or five years or so.

As a result, I've had to pull out of a couple of games at the club including the SAGA try out yesterday, which I was really looking forward to. I've also had little time to spend on the projects on the workbench with the Italian Front being firmly stuck in a stalemate. If I can, I'll try to get something shifted forward this weekend.

To cheer myself up, I've been watching 'The Broad Fourteens' which I found via a link on the Narrow Seas yahoo group. It's a typical example of wartime 'we're all in it together' propaganda but no less enjoyable for it. You can even order a download or DVD from the IWM.


  1. Keep at it, Jim!!
    I think history teachers play a very important part in education and help form an early interest in our past.

  2. Jim

    Keep the chin up. My son's favourite subject is history (which gladdens my heart). Keep up the good work and give Gove the heave hove!

  3. We History teachers should stick together! Down with marking! To the barricades!