2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,300 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it would take about 22 trips to carry that many people.

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Dear TI-501pupils,

A brief note just to let you know that our mid-term test has been pushed back to next week.

See you in class. Do lots of revising, anyway.



Read ‘Smee’. Answer the questions below.
  1. Who didn’t want to play hide and seek after dinner?
  2. What is written on the pieces of paper in the game of ‘Smee’?
  3. What did Jack Sangston warn the players about?
  4. Who was sitting on the stairs two steps above Violet Sangston, between her and Captain Ransome?
  5. What did Reggie touch in the clothes cupboard?
  6. What did Tony Jackson bump into behind a curtain?
  7. What did Mrs Gorman’s finger-nails scratch?
  8. What did Tony and Mrs Gorman dislike about the game?
  9. Who was Brenda Ford?