#ClaireNotes – January 2017

Happy New Year, beautiful people! Hope you spent it the way your heart desired, just like myself. As part of a new series inspired by Marzia, I will be writing down three things I want to do each month, and talk about achieving them (... or maybe not achieving them?), so let's get started! I wrote…

Bio Poem

This is a bio poem which I wrote with my Year 5 students today, and thought I would share it with you all 🙂 Hope you enjoyed reading it! I had a ball writing this with my students, as it helped us get to know each other (even though I've been with them since January…

A Letter to my 30-Year-Old Self

Dear 30-Year Old Me, ... Hi, hey, hello! I sure hope I'm not as awkward in 2024 as I am in 2017 when this is written. This letter itself is awkward because, let's face it, we both know that... I mean I know... I meaning my person not the past self... so including my future…

2016: A Summary

2016 was probably the most eventful year of my life... Starting from the downs... I was in and out of hospital for a whole week due to depression and severe anxiety. I lost the people I considered my family during that time. I was arrogant and hard-headed towards my family. This cost me a lot.…

What I Got For Christmas

Merry belated Crimbo everybody! Hope you had an amazing time with your family and friends like I did! It's the first Christmas in a long, long time where I am genuinely happy, and my family is one. But anyways, this post isn't about that... it's about all the good stuff I got! ... starting from…