Monthly Archives: January 2013

Snails

Snails The snails are eating up my plants but I don’t really mind. It’s important to be thoughtful. It’s lovely to be kind. Who needs tomatoes anyway, carrots, beans or peas? I’d rather have a cup of tea with chocolate … Continue reading

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Oh…Christmas Tree!

While out for an early morning walk today I saw this poor, sad Christmas tree. Stripped of all festive cheer it had been callously dumped next to some bins. It reminded me of one of my favourite Shel Silverstein poems. … Continue reading

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Writing For Children? Rediscover your ‘Happiness is…’

When I was about 6-7 years old I had Peanuts bed sheets. They were covered in bright, bold images of Snoopy and the gang participating in activities that made them ‘happy’. Whether it was walking bare foot in the grass, … Continue reading

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