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West End School, Cleckheaton

I had my last school visit of the year today and 2011 ended on a high. The pupils from West End Middle School were ace. They came to the library as part of MAK(Mission Active Kirklees) a joint venture between the council, library services and schools to encourage children to get active and think healthy. […]


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Bookshelves are go!

Well, they’re in, they’re varnished and they’re full.  My new fitted bookshelves look great.  Richard, the joiner who made them in his workshop, brought them in two pieces: Then he fitted them. It took him all day but he did a grand job. I spent  yesterday morning varnishing them with my own fair hands. I used […]

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Birmingham and Erdlington Hall Primary School

It’s the start of school visits season. My first booking of the year was at Erdington Hall Primary School near Birmingham. I arrived in Birmingham the night before and spent the early evening looking round the Bull Ring area of the city centre. I was impressed with this life-size bull in the confectionery section of […]

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