Nothing says British springtime like a daffodil

Our love affair with daffodils is a long one and it’s showing no signs of slowing down

Just as it seems the grey winter days are here to stay, Mother Nature calls time and – from seemingly nowhere – intrepid little snowdrops break through the chilled soil declaring that spring is here. But, if you’re after a fanfare to announce the new season you won’t have to wait long as festoons of golden trumpets will be adorning gardens, parks and roadsides; finding their way into vases and pitchers, and brightening up homes. “With pomp and ceremony the daffodil has arrived!” Continue reading “Nothing says British springtime like a daffodil”

Wonder review – grab your popcorn, find a hand to hold, watch the film and share the love

On the face of it Wonder is certainly a feel-good, heart-warming film.

“there’s no such thing as ordinary”

The tale’s wrapped round the travails of a home-schooled 10 year-old boy, Auggie, whose face is disfigured, and his quest and that of his family for him to be mainstream, (read ‘ordinary’ for ‘mainstream’ – Auggie does).

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