Tag Archives: Far East

Can boring be good?

Many twenty-first century children live highly structured lives with their waking hours carefully allotted between improving activities.   Pre and post school care have effectively extended the school day, and many children move straight from school to evening clubs.  There is … Continue reading

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A sense of perspective; the Head in Hong Kong

I have always enjoyed the Channel 4 comedy series Father Ted! A favourite episode sees Father Ted using a toy cow to explain the difference between ‘small’ and ‘far away’ to the hapless Father Dougal. A sense of perspective is … Continue reading

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Britain’s Brain Drain

As we approach our 400th birthday celebrations in 2015, The Perse is organising a series of alumni events.  Former Perse students are spread far and wide which is to be expected for a highly qualified and thus mobile group, living in … Continue reading

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