Monthly Archives: October 2011

Conserving energy

Energy Saving Week is here again! http://energysavingtrust.wordpress.com/ so we would like to encourage our readers to look into ways of keeping warm this winter whilst saving money and looking after the environment. But before we start, let us ask ourselves … Continue reading

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What’s cooking this week?

This week is National Baking Week http://www.nationalbakingweek.co.uk/ and so schools and neighbourhoods everywhere are holding ‘bake-offs’ and competitions. We too love our cakes and biscuits, and would like to take the chance to propose some ideas and recipes. We feel … Continue reading

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Sing me a song (in another language)

Recently, the Education Secretary proposed starting the teaching of foreign languages at age five: http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2011/sep/30/michael-gove-teaching-languages-conference?newsfeed=true The idea would be very welcome amongst many parents, who see how their friends of bilingual families manage for their children to speak two or … Continue reading

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