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Food and Personalities

I enjoy reading titles on bookshelves. I want to know what people are reading; it’s a question I frequently ask. Similarly, I like to know what my friends and family have to eat when they go to a restaurant, host a dinner or are dinner guests. 224 more words


William Wordsworth: Poetry, People and Place (week 4)

Week one, week two, week three

Week four

This is the final week and I’ve been looking forward to it in particular, as Dorothy gets a bit more of a look in here. 1,329 more words


"Floating Island" by Dorothy Wordsworth

Harmonious Powers with Nature work

On sky, earth, river, lake, and sea:

Sunshine and storm, whirlwind and breeze

All in one duteous task agree.

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The Daily Poems

Notes on Dorothy Wordsworth

Grasmere Journals

  • shocking this writing was just for personal consumption between her and William Wordsworth
  • aware and compassionate of the disenfranchised
    • takes the time to talk to, help, write about them…
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The Daffodils

When we were in the woods beyond Gowbarrow park
we saw a few daffodils close to the water side.
We fancied that the lake had floated the seeds ashore… 186 more words

Found Poetry

A hand-written manuscript of William Wordsworth’s ‘I wandered lonely as a cloud’ also known as ‘Daffodils’ (1802).  © The British Library Board 065858. BL Add. MS 47864…

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Tabitha Barclay, 5

“Geef me een drankje.”



He stood up from their table, took a few paces down the aisle but turned round and called:

“Heb je nog Engels munten?” 487 more words