I’ll bet everyone can guess what my favourite subject was in school…
Spoiler if you’re new here: The answer is Art.
But a close second, and also one of my best subjects, was English. (I was going to say something like, “If you read this blog, maybe you’re not surprised after all”, buuuuut there was way too much room in that morsel of narcissism to blow up in my face, and truthfully, the fact is that I’m not a writer — I just pretend to be one on the internet a few times per month.)
So it shouldn’t come as a shock that my two favourite teachers — not just from high school, but in my entire 14 years of academic drudgery — were ones who taught me English. Continue reading