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“Harris the hero” by Lynne Rickards and Gabby Grant

Do you love Puffins? We do! Puffins can be found all over the Northwest and Finja is always excited to discover this wonderful birds during our visits at the Washington and Oregon coast. 250 more words

Books For Preschool Kids

First Time on a Glacier Cruise

The actual birthday weather wasn’t so bad for Valdez; no rain, and a little bit of sun peeking through, so we were all pretty excited about taking the cruise.   1,574 more words


Mainland Orkney

It had been an ideal base for my first few days, but now I was happy to leave Kirkwall behind. I hadn’t been particularly enamoured with the place, every evening filled with the noise of youngsters driving round and round in their cars chasing each other, and a distinct lack of available places to eat dinner with what few options there were, always packed. 2,979 more words


Experiences not 'stuff'...three wishes achieved!

Around Easter Alyson & I went through the annual round of trying to decide what to buy each other for our upcoming birthdays. Perhaps it was the experience of clearing mum & dad’s house prior to selling it, which we had been doing for the previous 3 years; or maybe looking at the amount of ‘stuff’ we have accumulated in over 35 years of being together, but Alyson declared she didn’t want anything material. 1,990 more words

Farne Islands

24.07.16 North of the Wall and Then Some

I’m finally back in Brum land after three whole weeks away from my pups and family! And my goodness it felt good to be headbutted by Watson and face-attacked by Sherlock again. 188 more words


Slavery in Black and White (Puffins, that is)

While I was researching at Seven Stories this past year, I started doing an inventory for them of books in their collection that had non-white authors and characters. 1,035 more words

Children's Literature