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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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. Now, unlike the other … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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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