Tuesday, 30 October 2007


After we'd read all the 'suggestions', including the one below, the kids asked me how it had really happened.

I told them.

'No way!' some of them said. 'You don't go surfing. What really happened?'

I didn't need to say another word. A furious argument erupted within the class as one faction sought to convince the other that their elderly teacher does, in fact, surf.

A wave of respect seemed to flood the room, and the sea breeze brought admiring whispers with it.


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