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One Hundredth ...

This is my one hundredth blog post.  August 4th 2014 also marks one hundred years since Britain joined the First World War; the one that failed to end all wars. 396 more words

History

Dabbles in Nostalgia

The gap in-between the fence was something of a legend for us all. A glorious barometer testing valour and nerve, regardless that it was essentially and ultimately down to proportions. 713 more words

Tree time: July...

Phew, we made it to the last day of term! Things are a bit behind around here, but I’ve just stolen a few minutes to write up the latest from my daily tree project, before I pour a large glass of something red and delicious and head to the sofa. 560 more words

Needlepoint

♪♫ A Bonkers as Conkers ♪♫

♪♫ A Bonkers as Conkers ♪♫

As bonkers as conkers, that’s how it goes,

As bonkers as conkers, as plain as you nose,

Crazymad fun tines are coming your way,

As bonkers as conkers – hurray!

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Poems

Conkers, Adieu

I have written before about the innocent childhood pastime of conkers. Previously I alerted readers to the threat to the game posed by the ‘Elf and Safety brigade. 460 more words

Science