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A Hyacinth-Blue Gem of a Novel

Girl in Hyacinth Blue is a little treasure of a book – as rich and absorbing as the painting whose existence it follows through time. It’s a reminder to take a quiet moment now and then, like you do when you sit down to read, and notice the beauty around you. 250 more words

Books

The power of the crowd (and small technical steps)

Many of my colleagues in school have something of a strained relationship with pupils working together in groups. It is probably also fair to say that many of the pupils themselves have an equally troubled experience with this educational approach. 597 more words

WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Smile

The WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge for this week is to post on your interpretation of the word, Smile! My post is brief but the smile(s) are lasting! 318 more words

Travel

The Lost Vermeer Rediscovered

The boy walks out of the canvas.

He looks directly at you from under
the shade of a hat, misshapen –
whether from the poverty of material, 231 more words

Poetry

Diary of a Writer - April Prompt

Diary of a writer – April Prompt – My picture this month is chosen to illustrate that well-known phrase, The Devil is in the Detail, … 206 more words

Diary Of A Writer