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Got a new Puppy! Fergus

On 10th May I got an eight week old Hungarian Vizsla and I’ve called him Fergus.  This was something I […]

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The Avenue Primary Trip to France 1984

Having gone to Teesside College for my teaching degree, I had hoped to return to Scotland after qualification, but due […]

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My First Class, The Avenue Primary 1983/84

After a few different jobs that didn’t completely give job satisfaction, I began to realise during my last job (residential […]

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Musee D’Orsay Clock, Paris

This is the clock at Musee d’Orsay in Paris. There are so many wonderful paintings by extremely well known artists, on display […]

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Samoa and Robert Louis Stevenson 1996

In school I used to enjoy sharing poems with my pupils and writing their own poems formed a large part […]

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Marybank Primary School Garden 1994

At Marybank Primary the Primary 1-4 pupils used a section of the school house garden to plant flowers and vegetables, […]

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Balgreen Primary 1961

When I was very young I lived in the Saughton area of Edinburgh and when I was old enough to […]

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Vancouver Canada and Seattle USA 1995

At school in Marybank Primary we had links with schools around the world. Our pupils used to write letters, sometimes […]

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Butlins, Ayr 1957

Around 1957 my parents took me to Butlins holiday camp in Ayr. I was only about three years old, so […]

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Marybank PE with Mrs Fraser 1998

Marybank pupils went to the village hall for indoor physical Education activities, and our PE teacher was Trish Fraser. She […]

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Oxbridge Lane Primary – Video Mag 2

In 1985/6 my first class started a newspaper, first in A4 format and later in A3 sized newspapers. Pupil reporters […]

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Oxbridge Lane Primary – Video Mag 1

In 1985/6 my first class started a newspaper, first in A4 format and later in A3 sized newspapers. Pupil reporters […]

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Marybank Visit GlenFinnan 1995

Marybank was a fantastic place to visit lots of historic sites, as it is located not far from the east […]

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Marybank Visit to Culloden 1995

Marybank was a fantastic place to visit lots of historic sites, as it is located not far from the east […]

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