Attitude readjustment

19 January 2011

It seems to me after my last dispiriting post on bad teachers onscreen that I’m approaching the new semester with the wrong perspective. And though I have no intention of going the way of Miss Jean Brodie following her prime, I can aspire to look like Miss Maggie Smith during her prime — that elegant scarf, the strawberry coif, the bedroom eyes, the sense of certainty. And we’re off for another day in the classroom!