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Hail Spring!

What a day this has been; the weather we’ve seen.Clear sky, sun’s heat; hail, snow, then sleet. I waited for the sun to return before venturing forth, camera in hand. The size of the hailstones needed recording. It was a lovely sight, but so cold and very wet underfoot. It may look like a blanket…

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Spring Snow!

Just a glimpse of early Spring 2021 Some of the sights after an unexpected fall of snow in early April.It was indeed magical to me – but from the cries of the ewes and lambs that morning, they weren’t quite so impressed. Hope you are all well, and able to keep positive.Marilyn, X

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Optimising the online learning experience of autistic students

Originally posted on Microcredentials from the Institute of Educational Technology:
Autism is a spectrum condition with wide-ranging symptoms, presentations, and needs. When behaviours are dubbed ‘normal’ the response is often ‘what’s ‘normal’?’. Yet anyone whose behaviour is considered unusual, not normal, can be called autistic with no sense of irony. This ‘one term fits all’…

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#12 – Elemental

It is the final challenge setand every aspect must be met.A very fitting grand finale,suggested by ‘Hop Skip Jump’ MarieWhich theme to take? What’ll be my muse?Perhaps for fun all four I’ll choose.Earth or Fire, Water or Air?Watery elements I declaredo draw me most:pool, stream, or coast. Water Wild and Wonderful Awesome and Affirming Tempestuous…

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Vernal Equinox Too

Vernal Equinox – Celtic Celebration Like the two Solstices, Equinoxes were times of celebration for the Celts. Their lives closely followed the turning of the year, the cycle of living and dying, and the pivot points when light and dark were equal had special significance. But like all peoples, nations, and belief systems not all…

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Vernal Equinox

20th March: Spring has sprung An ancient version of why we have Spring! three-headed Cerebos, cur at Hades’ gate,wherein lies Demeter’s child, uncertain of her fate;and nothing grew on land or seano grain or seed,no herb or weed,and tears fell for Persephoneas she was walled in wakeful tombby Hades in whom evil bloomed,all on Earth…

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