In other words; racing is back, and with a bang!
I was planning lessons for a year 7 class today, about short story writing and how to create a three dimensional character. One of the ways we learn about a character, I teach them, is through what other characters think, say and feel about them. It occurred to me that this is perhaps at odds with the rather modern concept that we should worry less about what others think and instead be brave and confident in ourselves.
Life hasn’t quite worked out how I expected it to and I do have a tendency to walk the harder path (i.e. drop out of uni, then have to work up the career ladder from the bottom) but I didn’t plan to walk a path on the edge of a cliff, with loose boulders that could fall away at any time.
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