Monthly Archives: May 2011

Minibeasts and Cake

It’s half-term and it’s sunny. Any child worthy of the name should have brought you a worm to look at by now. I once taught a child who brought me a “girl worm.” I asked her how she knew it … Continue reading

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Happy Smells

Things that make me want to rub my face in their smell until my lungs are full to the brim. Lily-of-the-Valley spent matches tinsel Older ladies’ face powder damp horses passionfruit old hardback books exhaust fumes high churches patchouli oil … Continue reading

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Art Gallery Groupie

  I love art galleries and I love the people who go there. Choose any day in The National Gallery and it’ll be full of the most amazing cross-section of people. Students sketching, tourists with maps looking for highlighted paintings and … Continue reading

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