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‘musing Monday – Becky’s Bio Pt 26

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‘musing Monday – Becky’s Bio Pt 26

In Becky’s last year at school, the winter before her sixth birthday, a new rule was brought in that said there was to be no smoking inside the school building. A few teachers smoked, but before then, they’d always done it in the staffroom. Now they had to go outside. Becky would…

28th Jul 2014 12:04pm 1 day ago 0 notes

‘musing Monday – Becky’s Bio Pt 25

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‘musing Monday – Becky’s Bio Pt 25

Becky and her mum were having a nice time on their trip to America. After they visited New York, they went to Washington DC. Becky asked, “Is it called Washington because people here wash especially often, or because there are loads of launderettes here or something?” Her mum…

21st Jul 2014 10:02am 1 week ago 0 notes

‘musing Monday – Becky’s Bio Pt 24

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‘musing Monday – Becky’s Bio Pt 24

Not long before Becky’s fifth birthday, her uncle Jeff, who was very good indeed at finding bargains, was looking for something for Becky and her mum because he thought they could do with an adventure, and came across a cheap holiday to America for ten days, starting on Easter Monday….

14th Jul 2014 9:35am 2 weeks ago 0 notes

‘musing Monday – Becky’s Bio Pt 23

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‘musing Monday – Becky’s Bio Pt 23

One day, just after her fifth birthday, Becky read some funny articles on the Internet about mistakes that have appeared in popular films. She laughed. One said there was a film about some things that took place in 1973, with a song in the background that didn’t really exist then…

07th Jul 2014 9:26am 3 weeks ago 0 notes

‘musing Monday – Becky’s Bio Pt 22

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‘musing Monday – Becky’s Bio Pt 22

Becky met some people in her school who were always worried about their weight and whether other people were judging them as too fat. Becky didn’t think they were that much fatter than anyone else. She started telling them about the funny quotes she’d found on the Internet about…

30th Jun 2014 11:12am 4 weeks ago 0 notes

‘musing Monday – Becky’s Bio Pt 21

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‘musing Monday – Becky’s Bio Pt 21

After the children in Becky’s class discovered they could munch on big bowls of raw vegetables all the way through lessons, they became more enthusiastic about getting healthy and slim and asked Becky if she had more ideas. She gave them other suggestions they thought they’d try…

23rd Jun 2014 8:03am 1 month ago 0 notes

‘musing Monday – Becky’s Bio Pt 20

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‘musing Monday – Becky’s Bio Pt 20

Becky’s mum had never been shy of letting her stay in the bathroom with her when she was using it; when Becky was little, she thought it was the most convenient way of supervising her while she was there so Becky didn’t get into any trouble while having to be left alone. Becky…

16th Jun 2014 10:46am 1 month ago 0 notes

‘musing Monday – Becky’s Bio Pt 19

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‘musing Monday – Becky’s Bio Pt 19

Becky had even more suggestions to give other kids that April Fools’ Day when they were having trouble thinking of things about themselves to put in the English essays they’d been told to write about themselves so they’d decided to rebel and make things up. To one girl, she…

09th Jun 2014 8:43am 1 month ago 0 notes

‘musing Monday – Becky’s Bio Pt 18

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‘musing Monday – Becky’s Bio Pt 18

On April Fools’ Day when Becky was almost four, a group of her school friends were complaining about an essay the English teacher had asked them to write. It just seemed way too hard! One boy said: “She’s asked us to write something about twenty interesting things that have…

02nd Jun 2014 5:45am 1 month ago 0 notes

‘musing Monday – Becky’s Bio Pt 17

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‘musing Monday – Becky’s Bio Pt 17

Not long after Becky joined the senior school at the age of three, she found herself sorting out problems the grown-ups should really have dealt with but didn’t seem to know how. When she was four, there was a small boy in her class who was being bullied by three other boys, one of…

26th May 2014 6:23am 2 months ago 0 notes

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