Whenever I talk about how great Shirt Tales (1982 - 1984) was, I usually find myself talking to a blank face. Nothing. Nada. No connection there at all. But if you go online to suss out the Shirt Tales vibe, there's actually quite a few people out there who get all excited when they've made contact with a fellow 'Shirty' (this nickname for a dedicated Shirt Tales Fan is currently unrecognised in the wider Shirt Tales community, but I'm hoping it might catch on). It doesn't happen often, but it can happen - and it is a beautiful thing when it does.Read More
High school maths blew some serious chunks. I don't know about you, but as soon as they started adding letters to numbers and then kept insisting they were still numbers... my eyes would glaze over and I'd go back to daydreaming about what I would say to the New Kids On The Block when I met them.
But, for me, all of that was yet to come in the '90s. In primary school... maths was FUN. Think I've lost my marbles? Well read on and I'll remind you just how good we had it growing up in a mathematics rich environment.Read More