Communication Anxiety

Why was there not a class at school called “How to Make a Phone Call and Sound Like a Human and Not an Anxious Moron?” I would really like to know why the government did not see fit to chuck that into the curriculum at any stage. Nowadays I pick up the phone and my […]

6 weeks left; it’s time to rally.

Congratulations people. We’ve made it to the end (almost) of what is officially being touted as the year that everything went to shit and back. Well done for making it through. Truth be told, I haven’t hated this year as much as I had anticipated. For every gut punch and slap in the face from […]

The Year Twelve Slump

About halfway through the year, you hit it. The big ditch, the dip the sudden and shocking depletion of your motivation to learn anything ever again. My friends were a major source of motivation through this time and one of them eloquently summed up the slump in this post: “So this time of year, last […]

Year 12: “It’s just another year, I’m serious.”

The biggest mistake teachers, students and parents make when approaching year twelve, is thinking that just because the final score is calculated a little differently, this somehow turns a perfectly ordinary year into one of endless study, torturous timetables and a life of utter grey. There are two types of people who do well in […]