We had the chance to meet former Polish president and Nobel-Prize winner Lech Wałęsa in what turned out to be a truly inspiring moment for us. We were SO nervous but we managed to stay classy.
Not all of us thrive in mainstream schools. Even Albert Einstein clashed with the authorities at his, deeply resenting the regimented learning which they imposed and which he thought went against the spirit of learning and creative thought.
At Einstein’s birthplace in the city of Ulm in Germany Susan and Kenneth discovered an association called die Andere Baustelle (AB) which is all about finding alternative educational and career paths for young people who cannot or do not want to be schooled in the traditional way.