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Shared fictions

‘Human power depends on mass cooperation, mass cooperation depends on manufacturing mass identities – and all mass identities are based on fictional stories, not on […] 

Nine Lives #review and my #reading in January

“Along with poetry, travel writing is one of the oldest literary forms in the world.”                     […] 

Mindfulness and Grit

In all those very different contexts, one characteristic emerged as the best predictor of success.  And it wasn’t social intelligence, it wasn’t good looks, physical […] 

Travelling in Japan: Tokyo

“Tokyo offers a lot of spectacle and confusion. This is just a facade. Behind the neon glare lies a steady rhythmic and miraculous everyday world […] 

Travelling in Japan: Kinosaki Onsen

We only had three weeks of our month in Japan planned with accommodation booked. This gave us the freedom to use our JR Passes flexibly […] 

Travelling in Japan: Osaka & Himeji

“Welcome to Osaka. Few major cities of the developed world could match Osaka for the overall unattractiveness of its cityscape, which consists mostly of a […] 

7th Annual Optimism and Resilience Conference

Staff Development Days provide great opportunities to reinvigorate professional enthusiasms as well as to reflect on learning and life at school. For the last six […] 

Nurturing Wellbeing: Sixth Annual Optimism and Resilience Conference

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”  Today, and I do feel a little sad about it, was our sixth and […] 

Exchange: Seowon High School in Korea

Our exchange to Seowon High School, our sister school in The Republic of Korea, has been an absolutely superb, exciting and positive experience for the […] 

Nurturing Creativity: Fifth Annual Optimism & Resilience Conference

The world is but a canvas to our imaginations.   Henry David Thoreau Today we enjoyed the fifth annual conference held at Nan Tien Temple for […] 

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