Tag Archives: St. W’s Primary

Blog 115 – 29.4.19. Springtime talking and walking…

Spring is springing along as usual here in London. It was warmish, we put winter coats away…and then got them out again. It is the beginning of a new term at St.W’s primary and as a volunteer classroom assistant I … Continue reading

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Blog 103 – 5.3.18 Somebody…please talk to me…

Walking to the shops today I bumped into Clara and her mum from St.W’s primary school (where I volunteer). Clara was smiling from ear to ear as soon as we spotted each other…

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Blog 100 – 20.12.17. I shop, therefore I am…

It’s the end of term at St.W’s primary school (where I volunteer) today…we had a party, and the Yr 2s (6-7 year olds) are very happy and looking forward to Christmas. For some reason there was a pile of Argos … Continue reading

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Blog 80 – 17.6.17. Out of the ashes….

I know the smell of fire…a small but damaging one broke out at home when I was young. Now I’m imagining my lovely house as a charred, blackened, unrecognisable space…and several members of my family missing. How would that hole … Continue reading

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Achilles Blog 70 – 26.1.15. Oi! Show us yur muscles!

Sometimes I think I know better than the experts. I mean, it’s my body after all and I know my body better than they do. So I didn’t really like it when (hospital physio) Helen said –  get some off-the-peg … Continue reading

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Achilles Blog 61 – 7.11.14. A nice warm feeling inside

Leg is not happy…there is an intermittent ‘pulling’ pain to the heel…and right hip not happy either…. so I decided to see if a soak in the bath would appease them. Especially as a November frostiness has finally arrived. I … Continue reading

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Achilles Blog 20 – 12.6.14. Lovely St. W’s primary

Love the kids at St. W’s Primary!! I give my time every week to help the year 2s read… and in return they give me…. their genuine sympathy for my gammy leg – which means (un-asked) they hold doors open … Continue reading

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