Project 366 2020 Weeks 32 and 33
Aug15

Project 366 2020 Weeks 32 and 33

It’s been a busy  and very pleasant couple of weeks, starting with a day trip to Weymouth and ending with a week in Padstow. Here’s our fortnight in pictures… Day 214 – Saturday 1st August – we spent a lovely day in Weymouth, with some of our oldest friends. In fact, my friend, who isn’t from the UK, said I’m her longest serving UK friend, so I’m very happy with that! This is my three...

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‘My favourite walk’
Aug13

‘My favourite walk’

During lockdown, so many people discovered going for a walk in their local areas. With exercise restricted to just once a day, we saw more people out walking than we’d ever seen before. (They’ve mainly disappeared now that lockdown restrictions have eased!) For our family, walking was nothing new (apart from the whole only once a day thing, which was tough as we’re always outside and always on the move). For the last...

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Will GCSE and A Level results 2020 mean anything?
Aug11

Will GCSE and A Level results 2020 mean anything?

In just a few days, hundreds of thousands of students will get their A Level results. A week later, around 700,000 young people, including my own younger son, will get their GCSE results. But, unless you’ve been living under a rock since March, you will know that not a single one of those students actually sat an exam. Results will be based on teacher assessments, including mocks and overall performance during the year. They...

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Silent Sunday 9.8.20
Aug09

Silent Sunday 9.8.20

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The Things We Left Unsaid by Emma Kennedy
Aug07

The Things We Left Unsaid by Emma Kennedy

The Things We Left Unsaid by Emma Kennedy was the last book I picked up in a lockdown panic book buying trip to Sainsbury’s. I can live without new clothes and shoes and various things around the house. I can’t live without books. (I also picked up My Brilliant Friend and The Two Lives of Lydia Bird.) I’d read a book by Emma Kennedy before – Shoes for Anthony – which I’d really enjoyed, so I felt I...

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