Interesting People – Gillian Scott

Maybe the title of this should be boring people, as Ms Scott, an English teacher, has been struck off the teaching register in Scotland for two years after pupils and parents complained about her “boring” lessons. (She has been removed following a seven-day hearing in Edinburgh where it was reported that she had spent three […]

Patience is a virtue

So, as you may, or may not know, I’ve been tootling around  Second Life for a couple of months. Slowly, bit by bit, I’ve become a bit of a convert (Thanks Elinor). It’s an amazing achievement, and at times positively mind-blowing. But… … you have to have the patience of a saint, and nerves of steel, to […]

Are you acting like a teacher?

Do you say everything twice? I mean, do you repeat everything? Do you ask guests if they have remembered their scarves and gloves as they leave your home? Do you move your dinner partner’s glass away from the edge of the table? Do you ask if anyone needs to go to the toilet as you […]