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About jemma74

I am espoused to Kevin Donnelly - he of Tin Drummer fame - and, together with our two splendid cats, Grace and Mabel, we share this little slice of heaven down on the Severn... oh, and I also do poetry. Also reading, cooking, drinking and drama teaching not always at once or in that order.

The Cottage garden/Garden

Half-term (it’s no good, I can’t call them terms, or worse “term-lets”) has afforded me the chance to download from the camera and upload onto a well-known social networking site, some of the pictures I’ve taken this year. We decided, … Continue reading

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Passes and passwords and past words

“Back to school”. Those three little words. The dread descends. But, there are things to celebrate. My own department’s results are pretty good this year, in fact, they’re the best they’ve ever been in the school’s history and the best … Continue reading

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Celebrating gentleness

I’ve just finished reading Marina Lewycka’s We Are All Made of Glue. Interesting for a few reasons; Kevin’s reading the Man Booker Prize winner at the moment and Lewycka was asked to comment (for R4’s Front Row I think) on … Continue reading

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