Marle Hall Day Five

Posted by admin on Jun 22, 2018 in Uncategorised

“Strip your beds please,” was an alien instruction for some this morning. There were some blank faces and expressions of utter shock as children were asked to take their bedcovers downstairs. There was confusion over the difference between a duvet and a duvet cover, and a pillow and a pillow case.We had suitcases that wouldn’t […]

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Marle Hall Day Four

Posted by admin on Jun 22, 2018 in Uncategorised

After breakfast (which for Sam was a very brightly decorated and sugary bowl of porridge) we prepared for the day ahead. A long, but beautiful mountain walk was on today’s agenda. Suited and booted, carrying rucksacks containing waterproofs, layers of clothing, heavy bottles of water, lunch – and in my case, a small pharmacy- we […]

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Marle Hall Day Three

Posted by admin on Jun 21, 2018 in Uncategorised

Unlike yesterday morning, we had the pleasure of waking some of the children (rather than the other way around). Lucia took the most nudges to be woken from her very deep slumber, closely followed by Clover. Too much talking last night perhaps?   Breakfast today consisted of bacon, potato waffles, toast, cereal, beans and porridge. […]

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Marle Hall Day Two

Posted by admin on Jun 20, 2018 in Uncategorised

Happy birthday to Mr Higgitt. It was an early start this morning but breakfast of sausage, beans, hash browns, toast and porridge set us up for the day… Lake Padarn was our destination (about 30 minutes from Marle Hall). The stunning scenery, the remote hills and the tranquil lake were interrupted somewhat by our arrival […]

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Marle Hall Day One

Posted by admin on Jun 19, 2018 in Uncategorised

“Are we nearly there yet?… I can see the sea…Can we eat our lunch? (9.30am!)…Miss Solomon…” echoed through the coach very noisily as we travelled to Marle Hall. Children had finished their Haribos, waved continuously at passing lorries, recorded Eddie Stobbart lorry names and taken hundreds of pictures before we had even left Warwickshire, but […]

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