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A fishy mystery

This morning dawned bright, clear and frosty; the first frost of the season. We layered up with gloves, hats and coats to walk to school. Finch spent the journey trying to pull his gloves off with his teeth. When we … Continue reading

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Veg patch update

Little Owl did very well in both her performances this week. We’ll be singing the songs to Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat for some time to come. I was completely mobbed on the Hook-A-Duck stall at the school summer … Continue reading

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June

For my seasonal reading in June*, Steve Roud, in The English Year, describes our misunderstanding of the traditional celebrations around midsummer. He says that we’ve been seduced by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer’s Night’s Dream into thinking Midsummer is when fairies and sprites … Continue reading

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