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Heidi Goes Back to School

The Swiss have always been pioneers in children’s education. In the early 19th century educator Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi founded several schools throughout Switzerland with the motto “Learning by head, hand and heart”. 90 more words

Reading...My Favorite Pastime

I just finished reading my favorite book from my childhood, Heidi by Johanna Spyri! I read it so long ago I forgot what a good book it is! 254 more words


Lingering in Linz

We crossed the border in to Austria on Saturday 9th August and were pleased that with the Sat Nav set to ‘no toll roads’ we could cross the country without the need of a Vignette. 1,342 more words


Heidi Grows Up by Charles Tritten

Book reviews are subjective. I tend to rate books not according to how “perfect” they are, seem to be, or are said to be in general but rather to how perfect they are to me. 312 more words


Top Football Moments of the 1960s

A COACH AT HEART is set in a golden age for football, when some of the sport’s iconic moments took place.  The late 1960s and 1970s were a time of upheaval of society in general, with war protests, drugs, assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy Jr., empowerment of women and racial minorities, and the beginning of the disintegration of the nuclear family. 1,710 more words


It is NOT Cancer

I thought I was going to have a busy week at work.   Instead, I’m at the hospital.  I’m not here for me.  I’m here with my sister.   1,394 more words