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Are you being influenced? #amediting

I recently opened a box that had been moving between lofts, and found myself a present, a book of poetry written down from 1993 to 1995, a flowery hardback book with fountain-pen entries, signed just in case. Now, at the … Continue reading

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Simon Says Three: Your Sweetness is my Weakness

Originally posted on beckydeans:
Simon Says Three   Your Sweetness is my weakness   So here we were for the jam. I’ve always liked the idea of a jam, if I’m honest, though not the fruit kind. More, the getting…

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My poem about the Chibok schoolgirls. #amediting #bringbackourgirls 

Yesterday I was reading the paper and a story caught my eye. It was about the 276 schoolgirls who were abducted by Boko Haram terrorists in Northern Nigeria two years ago. I thought I had read that many of these … Continue reading

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Would Teachers Waste?

When teachers are too tired to write they photocopy pages of complicated, useless things That seem to last for ages.   They could have written notes themselves that we could understand. If we could read their writing in their very … Continue reading

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About Friends of Codnor Common: About us

Formed in 2013, we are a non-profit making organisation dedicated to preserving and enhancing these ancient lands. We share a love of Codnor Common, land between the villages of Codnor, Waingroves and the town of Ripley, and our members come … Continue reading

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About Friends of Codnor Common: The Neighbourhood Plan and Local Green Space

Planning legislation introduced in March 2012 enables communities to identify areas of open space that are particularly important to them for special protection, called Local Green Space.  To this end, Friends of Codnor Common launched a petition to bring pressure … Continue reading

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About Friends of Codnor Common: Wildlife

More than half of this rich habitat has already been built on or spoilt, with stiles taken out and Heras fencing protecting most of the site. Two trees with Tree Preservation Orders, an ash and an oak, were cut down … Continue reading

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