Posted in March 2013

Harry Potter and The Primary Four’s

You know the rules – the kids come home from school and end up following the same routine. Shoes at the door, a drink for their thirsty bodies along with something to eat to stave off the hunger pangs before tea, all school letters (even the crumpled up and ‘lunch’ covered ones) to be passed/shoved … Continue reading

Judy Blume v 50 shades

In the last three days I have had four conversations about books I read in school. Particularly any written by Judy Blume. The year is 1986. I am in Primary 7 about to go to high school. The Book People had just been to our school. Our small library had been replenished with brand new, … Continue reading

Is This The Way To Amarillo?

Peter Kay and Amarillo. All day I have been humming this fantastic Tony Christie song, recently brought back to life by the master of comedy Peter ‘Garlic Bread’ Kay, to raise money for Comic Relief. Is this the way to Amarillo? Well I don’t know if it is but I will enjoy myself for its … Continue reading