Tag Archives: Art

Found in The Old Briefcase

Yesterday’s art lesson with the children prompted one of them to make enquiries of me. Did I enjoy painting when I was little? The question sent me rooting through my Papa’s old briefcase (Briefcase 1, Briefcase 2, Briefcase 3) where … Continue reading

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Art Afternoon

An owl by the boy who thought he couldn’t paint. Seals by the boy who couldn’t be bothered to paint. Fox – by the diligent girl. And um…mmm…not too sure what by Miss Puddleduck. Oh! She says it’s a little … Continue reading

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Introducing Adam

We’re not too sure what Adam’s story is and we’re looking after him until we find out more about him.  Here he is: “Hello, Adam!” I’m slightly concerned by how often I find my husband and youngest daughter talking to … Continue reading

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The old Briefcase unfolds

Under our bed, is a big, retro, leather briefcase.   It is passed it’s season of fashion and trend, well worn and has a story to tell.  So if you see it, please don’t laugh!  It was my Papa’s.  I’m … Continue reading

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New Term Eve

A new term begins tomorrow and I watched my pupils with much amusement.  I watched them all actively doing things that somehow sum them up. Number 1:  Reading books in his bedroom on submarines and ship building that he’d just got … Continue reading

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Behind the Lace Curtain

And this, My observation of another Who stands behind the lace curtain Looking out Looking in, we see you Just a shadow Occasionally, the corner lifts In the light we see your face An honest presentation It’s so nice to … Continue reading

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Arty Photo = Dirty Window

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