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Rats & Writing Squads

I’ve just had two brilliant days in Denbighshire, North Wales. I spent Tuesday with the pupils of Ysgol Esgob Morgan. This school, as I’m sure you’ve gathered by now, is no ordinary school. How can it be when its head teacher, Tim Redgrave, came up with the Patron of Reading idea? Not only that, he chose me […]

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Ysgol Esgob Morgan: a school visit with a difference

Guess what? I’ve been chosen as Ysgol Esgob Morgan’s Patron of Reading. How absolutely awesome and fandabbydozy is that?  I reckon this is my greatest honour yet and I’ve been nominated for the Carnegie Medal, don’t you know (Simone’s Letters). Ysgol (that’s Welsh for ‘school’) Esgob Morgan is a junior school in St Asaph’s, North […]


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Holly’s Poem

  How tremendous is this? Holly’s poem was sent to me by her headteacher, Mr Tim Redgrave. Mr Redgrave was so proud of Holly’s achievement he wanted to share it with me and now I want to share it with you:  World War II Bouncing around, On my Mother’s knee, Smiling, so happy, As you can see.   A […]

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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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