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Ms Effie

Modern Day Renaissance Woman

Ms Effie

Primary School Teacher, Community Developer, Storyteller, Graphic Designer | Modern-Day Renaissance Woman

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Living Single | Dating Myself

This relationship series from Transformation Church popped into my recommended Youtube list in January. Since then I have listened to the 8 part series more than 3 times.  This particular part struck a chord with him. Pastor Todd talks about…..

Review | Young Vic Twelfth Night

It was Mid-September when the vibrant Twelfth Night Poster popped up as an ad on my Facebook page. When I saw it was directed by a Kwame Kwei-Armah (or Finlay from Casualty as I fondly recall him) I didn’t think…..

Living My Best Life | More Than a Teacher

When I show or tell people of my week, they are shocked and sometimes worried about how much I do. “Aren’t you tired after work?”  “When do you find the time?” The answer I give, is simple. I make time……

Ms Effie

Primary School Teacher, Community Developer, Storyteller, Graphic Designer | Modern-Day Renaissance Woman

Why I Love Planning English Lessons

As a lover of maths, I feel great guilt writing this post. Maths, please now I will always love you but you are bloody long to plan.  If you had told me that one of my favourite lessons to plan…..

Stepping Outside of Your Comfort Zone | End of 2017

As I look back over my life, and I think things over – I can truly say that I’ve been blessed I got a testimony. Sometimes I couldn’t see my way through, but the Lord he called me out. Right…..

Stepping Outside of Your Comfort Zone | 2017 Update

Last year I took the brave and scary step outside my comfort zone. Check out the first blog post – Stepping Outside of Your Comfort Zone | How My Life Changed When I Did. My,my, my, how life has changed since…..

How to move from Large Double Room to Single Room

In August I  moved from a large double room in East London to a single bedroom in Thurrock, Essex.  I wanted to document how I was able to move all my stuff in the double bedroom and make the single…..

Stepping Outside of Your Comfort Zone | How My Life Changed When I Did

 “Get out your comfort zone!” It’s a phrase thrown around. Said as a way to motivate ‘stuck’ people out of their stupor or monotonous. It encourages people to wake up and realise their potential. But what does it mean? What…..

Book Announcement – O What a Gift

Christmas is indeed a busy time of the year, but it is also the perfect time to nurture children’s spiritual life and build family traditions introducing fresh meaningful family time. O What a Gift, is packed with activities and devotions…..