Show-and-tell (all)


Anyone who knows me, will be aware that I love a good chat. In fact, barely a year went by where my school report didn’t saying something along the lines of “Katrina would achieve more if she talked less and concentrated more”.*

Needless to say, show-and-tell was the highlight of my day – talking about whatever I wanted and a captive audience. Alas, I was one of those painful show-and-tell dominators – I should have taken the hint when my prep teacher put in a roster system (reducing my daily ‘share’ with the class to a weekly gig) and furthermore when a time-limit was imposed (apparently ten minutes demonstrating my Speak & Spell was nine minutes too many). Continue reading