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Spring Flowers

     The last thing I felt like doing today was going out to teach. Apart from the fact that my pupil is a spoilt, sullen fourteen-year-old boy who practises insolence far more than he ever does his English conjugations, the … Continue reading

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The Happy Land of Tea and Books

     “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” – C. S. Lewis      In December, I promised you all a post on tea and books. I had just come across Birgit’s … Continue reading

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The Tea Rose, by Jennifer Donnelly (2002)

          With a name like The Tea Rose, it was probably inevitable that I would end up buying this book at some point. Such titles are as seductive to me as cheese is to a mouse. In the event, … Continue reading

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