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The Benefits of Home Education (some, at least)

Bear with me. This is a steep learning curve for me and I’m not pretending to be an expert in this area (well not yet anyway!). What I share with you here today is simply what I’ve found so far. … Continue reading

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A Proud Announcement: The Publication of ‘The Worlds Within’

It’s a ‘proud father’ moment for me as my daughter (known in these posts as Thing I but known to the rest of the writing world as Amory Powell) is now a published author and poet at the tender age … Continue reading

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Growing Friends

As I taught…one worry niggled me throughout: would I have the same kind of relationship with my own two children? I’ve enjoyed a teaching career which spanned more than twenty years and, for most of that time, I’ve taught older … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo – End of week 2: Thoughts and round-ups

  Another week of NaNoWriMo over and I’m keeping well on target having just completed a couple of hundred shy of 30,000 words. This means I’m keeping more than on target (I hoped to reach 30,000 tomorrow – exactly halfway … Continue reading

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In two minds

Recently quite a few of my friends from Bangladesh – specifically at LAMB – have been posting pictures on Facebook. On those pictures you can see recognisable parts of the NGO – the pukur, training centre, living apartments, inside the … Continue reading

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