The consequence of fear and shame – sometimes we don’t learn

Last year I decided to give some Year Ten students what they wanted most. I gave them the chance to insult me in public. I asked them to stand up and give me their worst – consequence free. It was a free hit, I said. Go for it. Donuts. Plenty were happy for others toContinue reading “The consequence of fear and shame – sometimes we don’t learn”

The Truth About Surfing

There are a lot of things to like about surfing. There is the laid back lifestyle, all year tan, girls in bikinis and endless summers. Other benefits include physical fitness, a strong connection with nature and the ability to use words like ‘worked’ and ‘stoked’ without sounding like a total flog. Sun, sand and perfectContinue reading “The Truth About Surfing”