Excellence is a talent or quality which is unusually good and so surpasses ordinary standards. It is also used as a standard of performance. Here in Scotland we have an amazing thing. It is called the “Curriculum for Excellence” and it truly fits that description above. Oh, no, wait… I’m talking bollocks. It is a steaming [...]
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The eloquent and witty SAHDandProud has vented his spleen about the TV he and his kids watch. He wonders if he’s the only one to loathe and despise the majority of the edutainment out there. You’re not alone. Oh, trust me, you’re not alone! SAHD, you’re only scratching the surface! The Bad. In the Night [...]
I love my kids. I really, really do. But if I could change one thing, it would be the accent they’re picking up. Now I’m a Yorkshireman by birth but if you met me you wouldn’t encounter the traditional flat-cap-off-out-wi’t-whippets accent of North Yorkshire. There might be the odd turn of phrase that gives it [...]