Controlling words

Controlling words

On the verge of my departure from the University of Tasmania, a major paradox in my life still remains. I am regarded internationally as an effective communicator. I have presented talks to small and large audiences in over twenty countries from Botswana to Mexico,...
Worthy Bother

Worthy Bother

In a recent conversation with a first-year teacher I was asked if the process of teaching became less complex with time. I considered my response carefully and suggested that whilst teaching will always be a busy profession with many demands on teachers’ time and...
Untangled Paths

Untangled Paths

Who was that small boy? The one they were so worried about at Primary School. The one whose hobby was string – tangling and untangling string. Who loved to sit under dining tables and wind it around the legs of chairs, making a cubby was it… or a cage. Drive...