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Mike Batt's "The Hunting of the Snark"

Rummaging through a forgotten drawer the other day, I dug out a dusty collection of ancient audio cassettes that hadn’t seen the light of day for years. 1,208 more words

Books

Henry Holiday's Snark

Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder, The Image Breakers, c. 1566-1568

Some interesting detective work showing Henry Holiday’s borrowings from the above etching by Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder is… 187 more words

19th Century British Painters

Sunday Morning — Victoriana of the Week

A set of four stained glass windows designed by Henry Holiday will be sold at auction this month in England.  Holiday was a prolific artist whose work can be found throughout Britain and the United States.  99 more words

Art

Assessing Without Levels: the Lewis Carroll Perspective

An alternative look at assessment without levels…

As part of our reforms to the national curriculum , the current system of ‘levels’ used to report children’s attainment and progress will be removed.  

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Education

“For the Snark was a Boojum, you see.”

 The Baja Peninsula is home to a variety of endemic fauna and flora, perhaps none more strange than the Boojum. Named for a mythical creature in Lewis Carroll’s… 437 more words

Travel

The What's On Stage top 100 - and my top 10

When ‘What’s on Stage’ decided to publish their top 100 musicals of all time as voted for by the public I was very intrigued, for several reasons… 853 more words

Theatre