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VE Day

On VE day most people down our street got out their deckchairs and sat outside their front doors. There was bunting strewn between houses, and we toasted each other with tea and scones. The kids rode up and down the … Continue reading

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Life lessons

Sunday morning was bright and clear. We put on our boots and headed up into the hills behind our house. In a meadow high above the city we sipped scalding hot chocolate out of flasks and munched on satsumas. Below … Continue reading

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Jubilee in Scotland

Listening to the radio this weekend the presenters are full of the joys of the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations and it feels as though they are broadcasting from another planet. We don’t get this bank holiday in Scotland and only some people … Continue reading

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