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Hiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Hoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo! On the work morning routine.

Just discovered the new Thunderbirds and thought I'd add some ideas here.  I don't really have a routine, and am busy having a beer after a mammoth roast and run, but this is how I get ready for work:
1.  I make sure I go on a good run. 13.1 miles today. Helps clear the head and allows some thinking time. 
2. I rehearse conversations that I know I need to have.  Always found this helpful, especially team talks and giving key information / messages. Make sure I know who I need to see as a priority.
3. I visualise being back at work. I love being there and still can't believe I get paid to teach. I think about walking the corridors and visiting classrooms and teaching young people. I always feel like a novice for the first few lessons after a break and this helps. Also helps with running.
4. I find my watch. I don't wear them out of work.
5. Polish my shoes and iron my shirts. 
6. Check my development plans for the next long term goals. I'm a project planner and like to know which key actions need to happen next. What do I want to achieve . Includes a glance over my Google Alerts for any updates on my areas of responsibility, always useful as Oftsed and the DfE like announcing stuff in the holidays.
7. Make a list of the trouble that I want to cause and reflect on epic holidays and adventure. My 5 year old climbed his first mountain this week. Beats everything.
8. Check the diary. Lots of Teachmeets and conferences that I'm involved with in the next few weeks.  Well, always. This includes checking any writing commitments and deadlines too - email if I'm going to need more time. 
9. Have beer and then a good red.
10. Dance. I am privalaged to do this job and going back is what I look forward to.
10a. A late addition is to shave my face and lube up my crotch chaffing.  Sorry.
I never not look forward to heading in to school, I love it. I also love the holidays - it's seriously what attracted me to the job in the first place as I'm an adventurer. 
Nice idea @astsupportaali 


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