Tag Archives: Dr Seuss

From “The Three Billy Goats Gruff” to Dr. Seuss – Jennie Fitzkee

Reblogged from A Teacher’s Reflections: This week began with National Fairy Tale Day and ended with Dr. Seuss’s birthday.  I was in my glory.  So were the children. We voted on our favorite fairy tale.  The Three Billy Goats Gruff … Continue reading

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Thinking to help my son heal his speech right I had sent out a call on the Freecycle site… Every day for a week I was checking to see If anyone local might have some books free. Remembering childhood and … Continue reading

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Culinary torture…

Whoever invented the slow-cooker was a sadist. For the past six hours the house has been steadily filling with the deliciously savoury aroma of a rich beef and winter vegetable stew. A miniature volcano of homely comfort bubbling away in … Continue reading

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Why writing fiction really matters

“Insert!” He extended his foot… “You sound like a Borg.” … and wriggled his toes into the sock. “That would make me a cyborg.” He paused. I could see the wheels turning. “That’s it…my recovery… the screwdriver must have damaged … Continue reading

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