Phonics

Hmm, so I see with interest that English five and six-year-olds are going to face a new reading test next summer. They will be asked to "read" a list of twenty made-up words "to check whether children can use their

Ambassador Spice

I note with interest and incredulity that Geri Halliwell, former Spice Girl, has been appointed "Goodwill Ambassador" to the United Nations! Just two short years since the Grovey Roaders voted her the 'second most shaggable Spice Girl', the ex-Ginger Spice

Rest Day

Day Four - Rest Day More rain. So we sat in Braemar Youth Hostel, and wrote postcards, read the newspapers, but most of all just watched TV. This Morning, The Labour Party Conference, Fifteen-To-One, Countdown... it was just like being