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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


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


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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“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


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