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Painting on stage Comedy night

Did I die on my arse as Arthur Smith my esteemed comedy teacher might ask? Well the most important thing for a middle aged female comedian was not having bingo wings flapping out of a sleeveless dress ready for flight front of stage. No laughs I could handle. Unless they were going to laugh at […]

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Cereal Boxes for Bad Hair Days

Thinking about bad hair days, I realised that this was exactly what the teachers were collecting the Cereal Boxes for: an unexpected visitor.  Even a passing Royal, seeking shelter from a snowstorm, couldn’t increase the blood pressure as much as the Ofsted Inspectors paying a visit to the school with hardly any notice.  Heir Raising […]

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Cereal Boxes for Bookshelves

Cereal Boxes Bookshelves

I have a strong suspicion that teachers may use Cereal Boxes for Bookshelves when they run out of space.  I can’t think what else they’re doing with these blasted things. Only very occasionally does anything come home resembling what was once a crispies box.  The shoeboxes of course all reappear as miniature Roman villas, or […]

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Cereal Boxes as Rain Hats

Cereal Boxes

Day 3 of our cereal box mystery.  If you’ve missed the others, I’ve been wondering what on earth the schools do with all the cereal boxes we’re asked to bring in.  Or… have we been upgraded from shoe boxes? If so, we should feel very grown-up now. I’m sure the teachers use the Cereal Boxes as […]

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Cereal Boxes again

Cereal Boxes again.  The mystery continues as we try to figure out why teachers ask us for more and more or these things.  All this week, I’m suggesting different possibilities including, as you may have seen yesterday, a pair of emergency wellies (or rain boots/gumboots for our friends around the world) for that odd snow […]

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Cereal Boxes

What is it with cereal boxes?  Just when you think you’ll never be asked to bring in another shoe box to your child’s school, they start asking for Cereal Boxes.  And not any old ones either.  Family sized – industrial scale – big enough for Hagrid to share breakfast with a few other half-giants.  This […]

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