Category Archives: personal

¡Hola 2015! #nurture1415 #teacher5aday

With 2015 just a few hours away, and having met a (running) goal I set myself in September this afternoon, I thought I’d set myself some goals for the coming year. Equally, I had in mind to contribute to/’join in’ with two initiatives designed to encourage those in education – #nurture1415 and #teacher5aday. 2014 has […]

My new challenge – Trees365

I’ve set myself a challenge for 2010. It has nothing to do with languages nor ICT, well, not really. It has more to do with my mental wellbeing, and doing something different. I love trees and find them beautiful and intriguing. Looking at trees makes me feel calm and secure. And recently I’ve been taking […]

What a way to end the year! 30,000 hits!

When I checked my counter this morning, it read 29,927. That set me wondering if I could possibly reach 30,000 by midnight to end the year off on a ’round number’! I tweeted at one o’clock- and then again (after prompting for a URL!) at 2 o’clock by which time I’d had another 30 hits! […]

Abrazos

Earlier today on Yahoo MFL Resources, Jane shared a Powerpoint presentation under the subject – Helping pupils be nice? So I decided to do just that! I’ve made a couple of alterations and made it into an Animoto video by saving the slides as .jpg files, uploading them to Animoto as images, choosing some suitable […]

25000 not out!

¡Vámonos! hit another milestone at some time between 10am and 2pm when it received its 25,000th hit. That is to say, my blog has been accessed more than 25,000 times- my previous counter mysteriously disappeared and, as I had no idea exactly how many hits I’d had when it went, I reset it to the […]

Ich liebe die Schweiz

Just back from 11 days in Switzerland. Had a great time with my family exploring and investigating, and have to say that I am missing the mountains and lakes already. Absolutely stunning! My photos don’t really do justice to the beauty of Interlaken and the surrounding area but here are a few of my favourites.