Tuesday, October 03, 2006
The Girl's lunch today
I am obviously getting settled into work again. I am spending too much time thinking about lunch and making it cute and nice. The top set year 11 GCSE class were introduced to the idea of bento today to help them with their project, which is designing a snack product for a kid's lunch box. I think the general British idea of what the contents of a packed lunch should be is rather limited (at least from what I've observed). I wanted the pupils to know that there is this idea of balance and aesthetics. We went to the computer rooms (brand new Apple computers, lush...) and I projected a couple of flicker bento pool slide shows. It went well I think.
Tomorrow, Mamma's boy and I are off to the 'Can Do Camp' with the other half of year 7's (along with plenty of other teachers). I have it on good faith from one of the pupils that the food is pretty good there. I've packed some tinned baby food and some scooby snacks for me. Just in case I have to go more than three hours without nourishment.