Tag Archives: Reading

Heralding Spring

I was supposed to be in Chester discussing a Book Event, but an early text this morning postponed our meeting to a later date and instead I find myself at liberty to write and reflect. With my human rock, also … Continue reading

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A Magazine and Doughnut Day

Today,  is a day to catch our breath and be family.   We have been juggling chaos for so many days.  Today is a welcome rest.  The wind thinks we need to catch an awful lot of breath as it is … Continue reading

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“Let there be…” Oh no! Sorry, not today.

No electricity and the house in a misty grey cloud yesterday turned a normal school day into a reading by candle light day.  It was very cosy.  Rich Tea boy took himself off to Africa with “Jock of the Bushveld”.  … Continue reading

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What to Do in a Half-Hour Break Time?

No 1: No 2. No 3. No 4. I’m glad it’s such a beautiful day so the children can enjoy the outdoors, this afternoon, when their friends come to play.

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Patience?

After doing a project, yesterday, on ‘Scriveners and the Development of The Printing Press’ (a good excuse to start reading Cynthia Harnett’s “A Load of Unicorn” together), looking at illuminated letters and calligraphy, we had a go at embroidering some … Continue reading

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A Postcard of Conversation

I have two unposted posts that I have not finished writing due to the intensity of the topics.  But in the interim I just thought I would record a conversation with my 11 year old, yesterday.  This took place in … Continue reading

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