Tag Archives: boredom

Prisoners Of Time


Sometimes, when you read something, you can believe it is just what people need to hear – until you look at the date and you wonder – Haven’t they heard this already? This happened to me during my Christmas reading, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas


Well, unlike years gone by, I am up and away for a Christmas in the tropics (Auckland has given us a very humid 28C over the last couple of days just to prime me up) – 31C where I am … Continue reading

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Kicked while they are down!


For a parent watching a young gifted child come home each day, after their first term at school, unhappy, uninterested, lacking the vitality they had in their pre-school years, is a devastating blow. Then, it is often made worse, when … Continue reading

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Boredom is so last year …


You hear it at home, at school, at your friends’ dinner party… I’m bored! If you have ever stubbed your toe, you know how much it hurts. But, do you go around saying my toe hurts when you haven’t stubbed … Continue reading

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