A Perfect Storm

Perfectionism isn’t a behaviour. It’s a way of thinking about yourself – Andrew Hill My husband is an obsessive photographer. We have files and files of digital photographs, including one file that seems… Read more ›

In Search of Empathy

Learning to stand in somebody else’s shoes, to see through their eyes, that’s how peace begins. And it’s up to you to make that happen. Empathy is a quality of character that can change the world. (Barack… Read more ›


Commitment ‘The state or quality of being dedicated to a cause, activity etc’ Oxford Dictionary. Following Saturday afternoon’s Pre-Eisteddfod Choir Concert, Prefect for the Arts, Sienna Davis, thanked… Read more ›

Why Travel?

Time and time again, I’ve been taught by travel that we all have so much more in common than not. Allison Fluetsch Having just returned from Sakura season in Japan, along with two dozen students and parents, I’m… Read more ›

If you can't be kind. Be quiet.

There was a recent post on the Fairholme facebook page this week that said: ‘If you can’t be kind. Be quiet.’ It attracted a lot of likes from our on-line community. Perhaps because it was an apt illustration… Read more ›

Much More Then a Sherrin Football…

A good father-daughter relationship… can empower daughters to believe in themselves and to prosecute a case with conviction and confidence. It can bestow upon a girl a sense of belonging, a self-efficacy and a resilience… Read more ›