Five things I've been pondering this weekSunday, April 17, 2016
If I bought a treadmill would I actually use it?
I want one, I really do. I don't run very often because I don't like running on the roads near me, and 'off roading' knackers my ankles. I hate running when cold, when it's raining, or too hot (delicate flower that I am). I like running on the treadmill, it was always the thing I enjoyed the most at the gym. I'd turn up my music and plod along in my own little world. I think I'd use one, if I had one.
Do you have a treadmill? Do you use it?
I have one, not that it really counts, it's so tiny. I'd love another, something larger.
Why hasn't the use of microbeads been banned?
I switched my facial scrub some time ago, when the damage mircobeads cause sealife first hit the headlines. But it seems they're in more than just face scrubs, and the EU are doing nothing about it. Caroline Hirons put it very well in her recent blog post, and reminds us that as consumers we have power. If we stop buying, they stop making.
There is an app to help you identify products that contain the nasties.
I asked my best friend (a teacher, a bloody good one) about this, because who better to ask than a teacher? (what a shame the government aren't asking or listening). She's angry, as are all the teachers she knows.
The majority of academies are performing under the national average. Under. The. National. Average. Of course these is more to the argument than just this but this fact alone should be enough to stop it from happening. Can't wrap my head around it.
I want to go. I want to let Explore (who took me into the Sahara), take me by the hand and show me the soul of it.
What's been on your mind this week?