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Are you excited about NASA’s Insight Mission?

Are you excited about NASA’s Insight Mission?

I don’t know you but I am very excited about NASA’s Insight Mission. After 7 months of travelling through space, the Mars lander safely arrived on the dusty plains of the Red Planet. It has even sent its first pictures from Mars. I have always been fascinated by finding planets with life forms other than

Finding confidence to speak up!

Finding confidence to speak up!

For years, I only wrote about my academic work and shared ideas of using technology in the classroom. Those who know me closely will be able to tell that I am obsessed with history, especially the history of the Ancient Near East including Mesopotamia and Sumer. I spend most of my little free time watching

Reading for pleasure to learning for pleasure…

Reading for pleasure to learning for pleasure…

When I think about my childhood, reading and writing were the only things that actually made me understand and love the world. In my poverty struck life, computers or TVs did not exist. I did not have parents who would read me bed time stories. They were more worried about putting food on the table

A journey to Termessos: the city just below the heavens…

A journey to Termessos: the city just below the heavens…

In July 2018, I went to Antalya with my husband and son. Our holiday started later then we had planned because of my son’s unexpected health issues.  We had wanted to cancel it, but our son had dreamed of the sandy beaches of beautiful Turkey for the whole year and he had no intention of