Home education beyond 16

We began home educating our four children over ten years ago and this is where the story rests at this point.... We are still home educating ten years down the line but patterns have changed and our eldest has just finished university. We have four children and the next in line, Harry, is working part … Continue reading Home education beyond 16

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The New Student Experience

This weekend sees the beginning of young people leaving their nest and migrating to universities across the country.  It is an exciting time but it also comes with some considerable anxiety.  I went to university many moons ago and then I was incredibly fortunate to have an academic career for over 10 years with the … Continue reading The New Student Experience

Dare to be great

Some time ago I gave up being surprised by Scottish island mum.  I now see it as a series of crossing on a journey with no end and that, to me, is the best of the best.  It allows me to take my foot off the gas and consider these crossings as they appear before … Continue reading Dare to be great