Tag Archives: new term

Expecting…again!

There is only one word for last week and that is NOROVIRUS. I’ll say no more. It was awful. This morning Little Owl returned to school, every possible surface name-labeled except her forehead. I’m now sat at my desk with … Continue reading

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Mother and child

We are back in bonnie Scotland after our sojourn south. The valley is shrouded in low cloud and fine drizzle. It was lovely seeing my sister and my new niece but strange viewing those first intense weeks from the outside. … Continue reading

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Song Thrush

Today the rain has poured in sheets. I have been sewing labels on Little Owl’s clothes ready for her return to nursery next week. While she heads back to all her pals I’ll be sitting down to my desk, not … Continue reading

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New term

I find the start of the new school year quite an evocative time. The mornings always seem especially fresh on the first one back to school. This morning there was a nip in the air. My car was coated in … Continue reading

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Butterflies and buddleia

As part of our gardening escapades we’ve been planting some insect friendly specimens to attract butterflies and bees to our garden. Most of these attempts have been severely curtailed by the rabbits but one that has done well has been … Continue reading

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Back to college

Here are some things I am enjoying at the moment: Carol Ann Duffy’s The Bees: Nearly every poem takes my breath away with its clarity and brilliance. I found her quite hard when we studied her at school. She was … Continue reading

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