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English took the word nuance, which means ‘a slight shade of difference,’ directly from French. Old French had created that noun from the verb… 105 more words

Spanish Language

What Poetry Has Taught Me

I made a few changes to my blog appearance–it was a pretty big change! I thought I’d spice things up, and update it. The picture is of my guitar, so yes I took it! 578 more words

I Spit on your Grave aka Day of the Woman (1978)

I Spit On Your Grave opens with the arrival of a young New Yorker, Jennifer played by Camille Keaton (Tragic Ceremony) and coincidently the writer and director, Meir Zarchi’s wife and Buster Keaton’s granddaughter, in a small Connecticut town. 469 more words

Droplets of Verse: 'Life Can't Be Borrowed'

Row of refrigerators on rails
Pulling alongside platforms in a safe place
Away from the armoured anarchy of agitators
Separated forever from the supplies in their suitcase… 71 more words


Will driverless cars be safe?

In my opinion, driverless cars aren’t safety because there are a lot of things that could be dangerous for us. I accept that driverless cars can be useful when you’re drunk,  when you fall asleep and when you are driving. 80 more words

English Language

Ofqual and 2014 results

This seems ominous to me…

An element of back watching? Because Ofqual has no idea of the effect of their own machinations? A symptom of Ofqual’s chaos? 13 more words

Key Stage 4


 If you’re in Central Oregon mid-August … love to see you!

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