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Spot it!

My grandkids love the ‘Where’s Wally?’ books. You’ve probably seen them – the little guy with round spectacles, in a red and white stripy top and bobble hat, who mingles with the crowd, but instantly recognizable once you’ve located him, … Continue reading

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That’s what he’s like

When I was at school, staff were addressed as ‘Mr’ ‘Mrs’ or ‘Miss’ and their surname. It was of amazing value to discover the Christian name of a teacher. Kids would hover in the background if two teachers were talking … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

I remember queuing up for hours with our three kids when they were quite small, to visit the exhibition about the tomb of Tutankhamen. It was a very grand affair, with lots of gold and lots of hype. We learned … Continue reading

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But names will never hurt me?

I’m going to tell you something I haven’t made public before. Mmmm that’s got your attention! When I started teacher training college, in my first English Literature lecture, the tutor was going through the list of students, working out who … Continue reading

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No place like home

My son, who lives in South Wales, was watching the recent big¬†England v Wales rugby match. “Who are you cheering for?” I asked him. Would his country of birth hold his loyalty??? Well, if it did,¬†he obviously didn’t cheer loud … Continue reading

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Love story

I must admit I like happy endings. If I’m going to read a book or watch a film, I don’t see it much as entertainment unless you feel good at the end of it. I think the one film that … Continue reading

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A name to change the aim

I love making cakes. I love how you take all these raw ingredients, mix them up, then heat them, and something wonderful happens. Can you find the flour in the cake? Where are the eggs? Of course they are still … Continue reading

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