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This is the Boot – a poem for Huddersfield Town

This is the Boot This is the boot The amazing boot That kicked the ball And scored the goal that won the match at Wembley. This is the player The amazing player Who filled the boot That kicked the ball And scored the goal that won the match at Wembley. This is the team The […]

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Baby Football Fan

I am proud to announce the newest addition to the Helena Pielichaty backlist is now available in the shops. Well, ‘shop’ to be precise – it’s a niche product, this one. This shop is no ordinary shop; you won’t find it on every high street in England. To visit this shop you have to visit […]

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World Book Day 2015

I spent World Book Day in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, again this year supporting the Town Foundation charity. The charity was founded by Huddersfield Town FC’s Chairman, Dean Hoyle, and raises money to run breakfast clubs in some of Kirklees’ more deprived areas. I am lucky enough to be one of the patrons of the Foundation and World Book […]

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World Book Day – Huddersfield here I come!

I’ve got a school visit with a difference for World Book Day this year. I’m a prize! As you may recall, I was invited to be a patron of the Huddersfield Town Foundation back in October. iphone x case butterfly Now, unlike the other patrons, I can’t play cricket (Andy Gale) or cycle for England […]

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Huddersfield Town FC: literacy role models…

Football comes in for a lot of stick. Players are seen as spoilt and overpaid; clubs are seen as greedy and intent on ripping off their fans and fans are seen as hooligans. What isn’t reported is the positive side. The players such as Rio Ferdinand and Didier Drogba who donate thousands, if not millions, […]

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Mesostic Poems

Poetry comes, like people, in many shapes and sizes. I loved these Mesostic poems I found in the Yorkshire Sculpture Park when I went to see the Miro exhibition a few weeks ago. The poems, all by Alec Finlay, celebrate nature. Displayed in a greenhouse, each poem has been ‘planted’ in a terracotta pot. Isn’t it […]

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Deja Vu

Now that my blog entries are much easier to scroll down I’ve spent a few minutes re-reading earlier entries. I clicked on ‘May 2010’ to find out what I was doing this time last year and I was in Kiev visiting the Pechersk International School there. Wow!  All those memories came flooding back. First of […]

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Today I will be mostly…

… watching football. The team I support, Huddersfield Town, are through to the League 1 play offs. This means they have to play Bournemouth FC at their gaff today and Bournemouth FC play us at ours on Wednesday. If we win over bothlegs, we then play the winners of the other two teams in the […]

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That Friday Feeling

Yey! It’s Friday. If I coould leap in the air like Marta, the ace Brazillian footballer, I would. There’s something about Friday’s that’s different from the rest of the week. It’s not just that you’ve got the whole of the weekend ahead of you but that you’ve put the rest of the week behind you, too.  […]

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Arsenal v Huddersfield Town FA Cup

I watched this on TV today – I couldn’t get a ticket, sadly, to watch it live as I’m not a season ticket holder. For a full account go to goallines   and read all about it.

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