Game 24: Bristol Rovers V Wycombe Wanderers 1.12.15

Or: So what does this fan know?

Transport to game. The usual for midweek games of late. Managed a pint of Butcombe Bitter in the Supporters Club bar.

The Game

Bristol Rovers 3 Wycombe Wanderers 0 Attendance 6,136 (255 Chairboys)

There is a massive temptation to just write “ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha “ but that would be childish.

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A book review – For Miss Freeman that was.

I should declare an interest before writing this review. One of the advantages of being a Facebook junkie is that occasionally an ex-colleague will peep out from behind their protective wall and expose their lives to the scrutiny of friends from a deeper past. A few months ago I was returned to my first teaching post and the horrors of that first real world job. The school was Leon School in Bletchley, Milton Keynes, the first post was as a very naive Geography teacher and the newly found old friend was the author of this book. In the photo below Tim sits between us. He was destined to move on, eventually to be Head of a school in Kidderminster. Jane was a history teacher and fellow sixth form tutor. You should know that as a first post Leon School was a great place to look back upon. It was a seriously tough place to start. The locals were hard, the teaching was hard, the pupils challenged in more than academic ways. The staff had a collective support network and amazing things came from the place as a result of serious hard work. My recollection of Jane leans heavily on three events.

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