Monthly Archives: September 2014

They Had Come

They had come for us. As soon as they started banging on the door, I knew there wasn’t any hope. We would never be able to escape. Father ushered us into the little cellar and closed the trapdoor, as a … Continue reading

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Turner Versus Canaletto

Both J. M. W. Turner and Giovanni Antonio Canaletto are brilliant artists, whose paintings were criticised during their life times but are now appreciated after their deaths. A century separates Turner’s work from Canaletto; they lived one hundred years apart. … Continue reading

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Who Said Puzzles Were Simple?

Hello everyone. Well, anyone who’s still out there. Long time, no see. I’m sorry about the infrequent, or non existent, posts over the last couple of weeks; it’s taken me a while to get back into the routine of work … Continue reading

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Cry Away

Tears. I have been told many times that a person only has a certain amount of tears to cry in a lifetime. It’s important not to waste tears; in fact, if we cry for no reason, we will be given … Continue reading

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And We’re Back

Nothing like three hours of maths and physics to launch you back into a new school year. Nothing like the smell of freshly sharpened pencil and the strange feel of new pens and the joy of a new pencil case … Continue reading

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My Name Is and I Am

‘The Lizzie Bennet Diaries’ are a series of vlogs posted on YouTube by Pemberley Digital based on Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’. And, after this phenomenon, Pemberley Digital turned their attention to Austen’s ‘Emma’ and created ‘Emma Approved’, which finished … Continue reading

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