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BEDN: Anti Bullying Week

This seems like such a miserable post to throw myself back into blogging with, but I'm sure by the end of reading this, you won't mind. First, I must say, I've been such a fail for Blog Every Day in November. Like, seriously. Broken laptop-ness has not helped the situation one tiny bit. So, I'm picking up and I'm going to try my hardest to keep it up. We do still have a couple of weeks left, after all. And following this month, I'm going to take a good look at my editorial plan and get this situation under control. Right, back to the topic in hand. Bullying is still what I consider somewhat of a crisis. It really can affect you at any age - it's not reserved for the playground. It can happen in the workplace, or even at home. If you're fortunate enough to have never been bullied, then congratulations. You are a rare species or you are the one who has actually done the bullying. In which case, slap yourself and then get the help you obviously

Fun at Focus Day

I had a bit of a change from the norm today. A welcome break from my new full time status and an all round brilliant one, at that. I awoke to a text from my old English teacher the other day, asking if I would like to go back to school to assist with Focus Day. I thought about my answer for all of about five seconds, before promising to get in touch with her, as soon as I had asked for the morning off work. As mentioned in my previous post , I have a new job. So I felt a little bit cheeky asking for time off but they were fine about it, on the condition that I made the time up. I arrived to a reserved visitors parking space but I didn't take a photo to treasure the memory (boo). It's always nice to pop in (very) occasionally and say hi to the teachers that you actually liked and blank out the awful bits of school. Media and English were where I hung out, so I was happy to be hanging out there. I thought Focus Day was fun, as a teenager but it's even better when you&