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Falun Gong in China

Falun Gong in China

Yesterday, I saw a peaceful demonstration taking place next to the National Portrait Gallery. It was about Falun Gong (a traditional Chinese self-cultivation practice for example meditation exerecises) in China. It used to be common for large-scale sessions...

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Carnival of the Animals

Carnival of the Animals

On Saturday, I went to see the Carnival of the Animals musical. Although at a small theatre, I think this musical is going to find itself at the West End. Contrary to what I expected, it was not a full orchestra playing all the music, but a band and a...

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Rock Pools in Cornwall

Rock Pools in Cornwall

One of the events that took place on Year Five’s trip to Cornwall was rock pooling, which was by far my favourite. There were crabs; shrimps; a shanny here and there; but the greatest find was definitely a bluefire jellyfish. Discovered by one of The...

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The Swamping Seventh Continent

The Swamping Seventh Continent

Do you not think that plastic should be recycled? Well I do too but in vain. To my dismay a seventh continent has been formed. Disposable bottles practical? The reality is that this ghastly garbage is engulfing our once wondrous world with poisonous plastic....

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Peter and the Wolf

Peter and the Wolf

I went to the FunHarmonics concert playing Peter and the Wolf by Sergey Prokofieva few weeks ago, and the music was beautiful! There was an animated presenter who used to do funny voices for a radio, called Chris Jarvis. The orchestra (London Philharmonic)...

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Quotes

“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe."Albert Einstein “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”Mohandas 'Mahatma' Gandhi “Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of...

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Poems

Poems

Poems for Comfort of Death I A piece of your heart No need to hide your feelings All gone, nothing left II To make you feel better About the person who has died A letter could be written by you And in a secret place it could lie. There’s no need to hide...

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Le Roman d’Ernest et Célestine

Le Roman d’Ernest et Célestine

Il y a quelques semaines, un des anciens maîtres de mon frère Max nous a envoyé chacun un livre. Le mien était ‘Le Roman d’Ernest et Célestine. Je l’ai dévoré en quelques jours ! Avec cette histoire d’amitié et d’amour, laissez vos sentiments s’échapper...

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The Unanswered Question

None of us know for certain What is this black darkened curtain Which tomorrow in the morning light Shall haunt our day and haunt our night. Is it a ghost? or is it a knight? That will haunt our day And haunt our night? We might never find out Would not...

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