I received a notification from Etsy for a new order. I then went on to see where the purchase was made and it read Bermuda…what…really?
It’s just incomprehensible that somebody from an Island has bought a scarf from my little shop, it’s such an overwhelmingly mind-boggling feeling!
The sweet and rosy visions of wondrous teacher and student interactions are still there but are slightly overshadowed by the harsh realities and the hardships which children and teachers are subject to encounter. I’m tired of hearing “you’re training to be a primary school teacher, it’s not so bad, all you do is play!” Don’t get me wrong I’m not giving up or thinking of quitting my training. In fact, alhumdulilah I’m so pleased to be exposed to the complexities of this career path so early on. Although this realisation was quite terrifying at first and tough to digest it’s put things into perspective for me. There is still so much more to see and experience and having a slight awareness will hopefully prepare me for what could potentially be lurking round the corner ready to pounce. At least I can say without any hesitation that the rose tinted glasses are well and truly put down.
There is so much wrong with Captain Phillips, it is unbelievable yet believable