Let’s Talk About World Book Day

As an English teacher with an extreme aversion to fancy dress, World Book Day places me in an annual bind. Anything that promotes reading and a love of literature is to be applauded, including secondary school kids continuing the primary school fashion of dressing as a favourite literary character. It’s when the staff are also asked to indulge their inner child by donning a costume that I have a problem: I don’t do fancy dress! Before you tag me as a party-pooper who should be cracking out the green face paint and applying a Grinch mask, I should explain that … Continue reading Let’s Talk About World Book Day