It was a huge decision to make. She had never been good at those. She could stay and let the bullying go on as before, or on the flip side, could take the risk and apply for the temporary job doing something different and worry about the future later. She’d thought she would teach until she died – it was all she’d ever done. Since the change of leadership her self-esteem had been eroded by criticism and suppression. Would she be good at this? She sealed the envelope, walked to the post box and slipped it in, anxiously, not believing.