Congratulations to my uncle and godfather Maurice on the continued success of his teaching autobiography Mr. Mac, A Blackboard Memoir, which received high praise indeed from Tom Humphries in today’s Irish Times:
Mr Mac made me think we’d best not look back in anger but should shuffle on and get old perspectives back. Every Government minister should read Mr Mac because in a world where education, health and sport are being pillaged to pay for the sins of dopes whose suits were sharper than themselves we need a reminder that doing things for the sheer love of doing them, for the intrinsic value and fulfilment that they offer, might be a way forward.
One great teacher is worth more than a boardroom of oleaginous fat cats.
Mr. Mac, A Blackboard Memoir is available by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org