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  • The butterflies

    26 septembre 2011

    In the summer holidays, I went to one of the Natural History Museum exhibitions called " Se n s a t i o n a l B u t t e r f l ie s". It wasn't inside the actual museum, it was was right in front of it. It was in a little heated room (there were only tropical...

  • A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

    12 octobre 2011

    This is the story of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens. It's about an old man called Ebenezer Scrooge who turns from unkind to very kind and helpful. Here, I shall tell you the story... One day, there was an old man named Ebenezer Scrooge was sitting...

  • The Iron Lady

    26 novembre 2011

    The Iron Lady By Madeleine Jablonowska Bienvenue- I mean welcome! B onjour et bienvenue- sorry! I had better speak in English hadn't I! Hello and welcome to Paris and its wonderful features. Let's enter its world. EIFFEL TOWER FACTS • The Eiffel Tower...

  • Swan Lake Ballet Workshop

    29 décembre 2011

    RAD (Royal Academy of Dance) Today, I went to a Swan Lake workshop. The teacher was called Matthew and he was very kind and that was nice because he never got cross with anyone. Warming up First, we watched the bit that we were going to do in the choreography...

  • Voyage à Marrakech

    08 janvier 2012

    In the holidays, we went to Marrakech in Morocco (Africa). Luckily for us, French was one of the languages they spoke the most. On the way there, the flight was only about three hours. The place where people stay in is called a ‘riad’. When we got there,...

  • David Hockney

    15 février 2012

    A few days ago, my family and I went to a David Hockney exhibition at the Royal Academy. We saw lots of the amazing paintings he created. Most of them he had painted straight onto canvases, but some were done on the iPad and printed out onto a canvas...

  • Animals Inside Out

    16 avril 2012

    A few days ago, my family went to an exhibition at the Natural History Museum, called 'Animals Inside Out'. It told us all about the inside of animals. Here are some pictures. The animals were preserved using plastination. They were lifesize, from delicate...

  • Chessington World of Adventures

    06 juin 2012

    On the 1st of June, I went to Chessington World of Adventures with a friend called Misha and her dad called Prescott. It was absolutely AMAZING! We went on the Vampire Ride, visited Hocus Pocus Hall, saw some farm animals, saw monkeys, exotic birds, went...

  • The Planets Live

    13 juillet 2012

    On Sunday, I went to see The Planets live conducted by Esa Pekka Salonen. He was very lively and made great sweeping movements. It was played by the Philharmonia Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall. For the first half, there was a presenter called Paul...

  • Andy Warhol Exhibition

    27 juillet 2012

    A few weeks ago, my mum, my brother and I went to an Andy Warhol exhibition at Dulwich Picture Gallery. This was the first exhibition of silk-screen prints from the Bank of America's collection including 80 works from the early 1960's to the mid 1980's....

  • The Olympic Journey

    22 août 2012

    A few weeks ago, my Mum, my brother and I went to the Olympics Exhibition at the Royal Opera House. We were guided through many rooms filled with Olympic history and ancient artefacts. We even saw a real Greek laurel wreath which was awarded to the winner!...

  • Philip Haas Food Faces

    02 septembre 2012

    A few weeks ago, my mum, Max and I went to see the Philip Haas Food Faces exhibition at Dulwich Picture Gallery. Philip Haas was inspired by Archimboldo to create The Four Seasons. The exhibition was outside and free and easy to get to. Beforehand, we...

  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

    05 septembre 2012

    A few weeks ago, my Mum and I went to see 'the Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' In the Cottesloe Theatre at the National Theatre. Max couldn't come because he was ill. It's all about a boy who has Asperger's Syndrome and is really clever-...

  • The Random Project by Sarah Hyndman

    23 septembre 2012

    I took part in a project a few weeks ago. It was the Random Project. An exhibition of postcards inspired by random words. Sarah Hyndman is an artist who created a project - called the Random Project. For the Random Project,you would send her a number...

  • School of Fear

    02 octobre 2012

    The reason I read 'School of Fear' was because it was the book for the next Nomad Books Book Club. However, it turned out to be one of the best books I'd read. School of Fear is a series of three books (so far) by Gitty Daneshvari. It's about four children...

  • Kristjana S Williams Workshop

    20 octobre 2012

    A few weeks ago, my family and I went to an art workshop called Anachroquarianism at Outline Editions as part of London Design Festival. We met an illustrator called Kristjana Williams, who made ‘mash- ups’ inspired by Victorian engravings. ‘Mash-ups’...

  • Christmas: where it all comes from

    20 décembre 2012

    Why do we give presents at Christmas? My opinion: I think that giving presents at Christmas represents the Three Kings giving gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh to Jesus Christ. It's like whoever's giving you the present(s) is one of the Three Kings...

  • Epiphany

    07 janvier 2013

    Epiphany takes place on the 12th day of Christmas when two important events took place: the Three Kings gave gifts of Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh to Jesus. The 2nd event is when St John the Baptist baptised Jesus. The celebration traditionally takes...

  • Le Roman d’Ernest et Célestine

    18 février 2013

    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...

  • Poems

    20 mars 2013

    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...

  • Peter and the Wolf

    22 mai 2013

    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)...

  • The Swamping Seventh Continent

    29 mai 2013

    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....

  • Rock Pools in Cornwall

    24 juin 2013

    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...

  • Carnival of the Animals

    08 juillet 2013

    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...

  • Falun Gong in China

    21 juillet 2013

    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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