Choices, Choices, Choices

By Adrian Harvey In conversation with the soon to be Year 8 Harvey twin boys, I was reminded of something my now deceased father told me reasonably frequently when I was an (academically unremarkable) schoolboy.  “Choices, choices, choices.” My excuse of dyslexia cut little mustard with the scholarship winning, ex- British Army officer from an East End slum. My father understood well enough that my dyslexia was a hindrance to a traditional education, particularly when it was less well understood or accepted in the education system at that time. That said he was completely unforgiving of anything other than trying.

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