My Loves and Passions

This blog is about the people and things that I care about. It’s hard to prioritise them as they’re all important.

Turtles Lesson

Focuses on sea turtles, with optional links to links to literacy activities – letter and story writing.

Writing your way along your Healing Journey

The loss of a child is a dreadful and unnatural thing – your world is turned upside down. How can it be that this child, with their whole life and future ahead, should go before you?

Twin Trust Bereavement Articles

For my MA Communities Module, I worked with TAMBA (now Twins Trust) Bereavement Support. I was asked to write a Valentine’s letter to my grandsons, Jacob and George to help raise funds for their Big Research Appeal.

Arthur Conan Doyle Lesson

Homeschooling Powerpoint. Suitable for key stage 2. Focuses on the life and work of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Mary Anning Lesson

Suitable for key stages one and two with adaption for nursery or reception (see below). Focuses on the fossil hunter Mary Anning.

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Creative Projects for Healing

When we lost the dream that was to be my twin grandsons, my heart suffered physical pain, my empty arms ached and my mind and fingers fidgeted with frustration at not being able to do anything to make things right.