Tag Archives: Fairies

In The Presence Of A Hedgehog

George Washington Carver was an African-American botanist born into slavery somewhere around 1864 (the exact date of his birth is unknown).   He went on to receive many honours for his work, which ultimately helped teach poor, farming families how to … Continue reading

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Bite Size Memoir Number 3: Magic and Fairy Tales

I came across Lisa’s site, Lisa Reiter – Sharing the Story while reading Irene’s recent ‘Bite Size Memoir‘ posts.  I intended to ‘join in’ at the beginning but here we are, week three, although just making it before the deadline … Continue reading

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What Has Your Blog Done For You?

Four months have gone by since I started this blog  and after some (healthy, I hope!) introspection,  I find that I am asking myself one question: “Why did I start this blog in the first place?”. Why indeed? Back in … Continue reading

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