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Sea Salt and Sunbeams

Hi everyone, I am back! With a very busy couple of months at work I have been distracted and had a few weeks absent from posting. 54 more words


Magic Finger: 5L Drama & Reading

Just before the Easter holiday, I started a new unit with the Primary 5 students using Roald Dahl’s “The Magic Finger”.

The book showcases the best that Roald Dahl has to offer for young readers: interesting characters, exploring moral issues, his writing style – descriptive, dynamic and dramatic! 428 more words

Teacher's Diary

Lashings of Ginger-beer

I hope I mentioned at some point I love lists, because here is another and I’m too bored to write an exciting introduction to lists. They’re neat. 933 more words

Happy World Book Night

I picked up this copy of Roald Dahl’s wickedly brilliant collection of short stories from, erm… my gym.

Books & Music

Last week, Freight Books read...

Michael Rosen’s Sad Book, by Michael Rosen (Walker Books). So this isn’t actually a book I read last week – I read this book last year, but I thought I’d sneak in a wee review just because it’s so brilliant! 531 more words

Book Review

Last day @ 25

I dunno what to say. Tomorrow I’m no longer 25 and I don’t want to feel like… old. What is old anyway How does one feel old or young for that matter? 232 more words


Matilda the Musical

Originally written for the Guardian as part of their Musicals we love series.

In a recent episode of Outnumbered, a headmistress in the mould of  619 more words