Stories…..

Stories are the way we make sense of things, as well as commit them to memory. They are at the heart of our histories. Stories are fractal – every story has smaller stories within it, and is itself part of an ever developing larger story. I’ve come to understand that stories are a good wayContinue reading “Stories…..”

Getting Unstuck

We all get stuck, particularly those of us who try to help others get unstuck. I know when I’m getting stuck when I find myself repeating the same message in creative new ways. It means I’m not moving on, I’m making camp. Amongst those I know are those who notice, who can’t be fooled, willContinue reading “Getting Unstuck”

Everyone wants to be a chef

One of our local schools is recruiting for a chef. The queue of applicants is out of the door. Another school is recruiting for a deputy head. There is no queue. Why is that? Maybe it’s the narrative. Teachers, and particularly head teachers have enormous workloads, are assessed continually, have restricted budgets and get caughtContinue reading “Everyone wants to be a chef”