Burning my bridges

I wrote this as part of a new “About Me” page but I decided it warranted post status. I grew up and went to school in the town where I still live; Bewdley in Worcestershire. I have always found pretty much everything fascinating and had a real drive...

Cloning for dummies

Many moons ago (2003) I did a PGCE in secondary science, most of which seemed to be teaching sex education every other week. There were many lows and a few highs, one of which was a particular lesson that I did based on my degree (biochemistry). More recently I...

How to land that dream teaching job

I’ll start with a bit of context. I did a secondary PGCE when I was somewhat younger. I have since run companies through which I have hired around 50 people over the years. I’ve also been a primary school governor for six years including two years as chair...

Five things I tell every startup

I do a lot of things to do with startups – we have a bunch of mobile startup clients at TBC Digital and I mentor on Oxygen accelerator plus others for a couple of touch points. This means I talk to a lot of startup founders and I say the a lot of the same things...