hoppy easter


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kate peregrines

Mating falcons on the Palace

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Sharon Behemoth

Behemoth – watercolours

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robin 1 March 2021


Poem written by Luke, aged 11.  It was inspired Amanda Gorman’s poem “The Hill we Climb”  (2020)   When day arrives, we ask ourselves where we can find peace in this continuous war. The death we carry, a battle we must control. We’ve clutched the scorch of the monster. We’ve realised that stillness is far from […]

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Newly arrived peregrine falcon at Ally Pally

A pair of peregrine falcons have set up home at Ally Pally. When diving, falcons are the fastest animal on earth. The photo is taken by Hawthorn wildlife photgrapher David Waite.

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branwen doll

How to make a sock bunny

Branwen on North View makes sock bunnies and other Dolls of Life. * Here are the instructions.

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little guest

Little guest

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Chrstina Folkard - ice skating

Ice skating at home

How to make a little ice rink at home and ice animals to go skating.

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Geese gill adapted

Wild Geese

The lovely poem by the recently deceased American writer Mary Oliver.  The text of the poem is here.

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