Author Archives: mummyandhergeeks

WWW Wednesdays (Sept 19)

Another fantastic Meme from Should be reading http://shouldbereading.wordpress.com/2012/09/19/www-wednesdays-sept-19/ To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions… • What are you currently reading? • What did you recently finish reading? • What do you think you’ll read next? *I’m reading … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday (Sept 18 )

    Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.  http://shouldbereading.wordpress.com/ Anyone can play along! Just do the following: • Grab your current read • Open to a random page • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on … Continue reading

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PTA Charity Fundraising ideas: Book stall in Co-operative supermarket

In these difficult times it’s hard to raise funds for your charity or your school, which means we have to try and find different avenues to go down to try and find money. Last year I was pretty active in … Continue reading

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Friday Finds

FRIDAY FINDS is hosted by Should be reading  http://shouldbereading.wordpress.com/2012/09/14/friday-finds-sept-14/ FRIDAY FINDS showcases the books you ‘found’ and added to your To Be Read (TBR) list… whether you found them online, or in a bookstore, or in the library — wherever! (they … Continue reading

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Catwoman’s Book Review: The Chemistry of Death – Simon Beckett

Rating 9 out of 10 Synopsis: Finding refuge in a quiet rural backwater, Dr David Hunter hoped he might at last have put the past behind him. But then they found what was left of Sally Palmer… It isn’t just … Continue reading

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Holiday reading recommendations

So it’s that time of year again when it’s time to go away on holiday. Normally I have travelled loads by this point, but this year has been a quiet six months for me. Which has, surprisingly been quite nice. … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday

So I decided to do my first ‘Teaser Tuesday’ I hope it’s right!!!!   Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: • Grab your current read • Open to … Continue reading

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100 Skills Parents Should Teach Their Children

Originally posted on Topical Teaching:
  Courtesy of blog.sfgate.com: Love one another Tie shoes Swim Brush and floss daily Ride a bike Do a somersault Fly a kite Make a bed Read before going to bed Put your napkin in…

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Our days out: Crealy “Devon’s Great Adventure Park

Please note that we went to Crealy on Sunday 22nd July 2012. So things may have changed since then! http://www.crealy.co.uk/ The kids came home on the last day of term with a copy of Primary Times with a voucher for an offer … Continue reading

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Our first Geocaching adventure!

So anyone been Geocaching before? It’s something I had planned to do with the kids for a long time after watching an interview on BBC Breakfast a while back. If you don’t know what it is then this is the … Continue reading

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