Monthly Archives: October 2010

Tea of the Week – Tea Palace: Covent Garden

Source: Bought from Tea Palace (and in fact from their shop in Covent Garden). The tea is a Chinese Yunnan, which isn’t something I’ve come across before (or perhaps I have but it was just labeled ‘Chinese’). Cost: From £12.50 … Continue reading

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Saturday play – childhood favourites

I was browsing through the Firebox online catalogue yesterday (they’ve got free shipping throughout October and November! This is a good thing 🙂 ) and spotted their whoopie pie items (cookbook and baking tin) which made me think of a … Continue reading

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How to Knot-Wrap things* – UPDATED (lots of pics)

*slightly stolen from LUSH … will acknowledge properly tomorrow. Today I have been out charity-shopping. I have purchased scarves such as will make nice Christmas wrapping things. Unfortunately I don’t have a camera with me, so will have to post … Continue reading

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Sam Ewing – “Hard work spotlights …”

Life is hard. This thought is something that seems to have been coming up a lot this past week. Partly with thoughts on the nature of suffering (added to prayers this week, all twice-removed (i.e. friends/family of friends): cancer, bereavement, … Continue reading

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Tea of the Week – Clipper Green Tea with Lemon

(Having featured bits and pieces in the background of my photos last week, I decided that this was a trend well worth continuing … so this week in the background we have my latest knitting project: a scarf made from … Continue reading

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Rend Collective Experiment

I’ve been out at the Youth Work Summit all day today. It was really good 🙂 planning on doing a bloggy thing about that over on my more personal rambly blog (assuming I get round to it …) To share … Continue reading

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On learning (Etienne Wenger)

I’ve been reading about what learning is and how different theorists have conceptualised learning (or something …) in the context of maths education. Most of it makes a lot of sense, but then by the time you’ve read 7 different … Continue reading

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Thought on Monday

When something that’s been hanging over you for a while finally gets done, it feels really good. This is a good reason not to procrastinate. (I applied for naturalisation today – so once everything goes through, I’ll be a British … Continue reading

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Tea of the Week – F&M Earl Grey Classic

Today’s post is coming in rather late* … I went to a lunch at church (for new people – given that I started going properly after graduating this summer I’m still feeling pretty new) and didn’t get back until after … Continue reading

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Saturday play – singing!

I’ve been at a gospel choir workshop thing all day (well, about 10:30-4:20 which feels like all day – I slept in til about 9, catching up on all the sleep I needed to). It’s been a lot of fun … Continue reading

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