I’ve had a little time to think about what I got out of completing the A-Z Challenge so it seems like a reasonable time to evaluate the experience and decide whether I plan to take part again next year. First of all – I did it!

A-Z Challenge letter: Y – Yue       Today I would like to introduce you to another Barefoot author. Guo Yue is an acclaimed musician, playing the dizi and bawu (Chinese bamboo flute and reed pipe respectively). He currently lives in London and records for Real Word[…]

A-Z Challenge letter: W – Wire     I love crafty things. Certain crafty things. I need a creative outlet to keep my brain sane, but there are lots of crafty things that I just don’t have the finesse or patience or talent for. But I’m also a[…]

A-Z Challenge letter: V – Vagina Back when I was in newly qualified teacher in my first year of teaching, I took a small group of year 9 girls (and I wish I could tell you how much I loved those girls; they were fabulous) to an Amnesty International[…]

A-Z Challenge letter: U – Unbelievable     About a month ago, I wrote about the unbelievable chaos that was Asda Pharmacy’s Collect Service – you can read about it here. I would have thought it might have improved since then. But no. Not only did Asda fail[…]