Doo-doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo-doo in my best Twilight Zone voice……

I graduated my BA in English in 1991, completely unready to give up on my childhood and enter the workforce. So I did what any non-self-respecting Arts graduate with no prospects does: I added a Graduate Diploma in Teaching, to give me an extra year away from reality. I graduated that with one firm resolve in life: I would never be a teacher.

Give me some props: I lasted twenty-five years.

“I see that you wish to apply for the position of English Teacher, Mr Smith. I see also that you have mis-spelled ‘Teacher’…”

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