Music and movement

When I was in what we called the 'infants school' (aged around 6 I think), we used to have a class called 'music and movement'.  Looking back, this may have been a way of using up time on wet days when we could not go outside.  But nevertheless, it was an early introduction to the concept…

The circle of life

Pheasants. They are lovingly fed, looked after, released, shot, cooked and eaten.  Marvellous! Not exactly the topic of conversation one might expect at a baby shower, but there it was, plain as day - the miracle of life, we all agreed at my very first today. There are all sorts of manifestations of today's 'global village'. …