Pupils and parents of Jubilee and Lauriston Primary Schools explored London's cultural delights, and used this website to write about their experience, and share photographs of the city and their life.

Why why why have I never been to watch a Shakespeare play??..  Isn't it a wonderful thing to learn new things about our old English language even at my ripe old age !!!  Well I'm sure  this is the start of something new so thank you ABC.

Maggie & Olivia

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See the photos and watch the film

 

New Look

LOVE the new look...thank you Nic and Eelyn. Its been a mad term and we haven't been in touch or blogged for ages. Sorry, Sorry, Sorry!
The photography exhibtion will be at Sutton House and we can all go together on Friday 16th July from 12 - 1; but you can go when you like as well. Should be really exciting to see all the wonderful kasyna polska things you have photographed.

I've been really busy seeing things at the ?????? theatre. A LOT of opera! And I'm now starting to enjoy it! Well, I'm not nodding off so quickly!
Also saw London Assurance at the National. Brilliant! Very Very funny! I'm reallyhoping to continue making strong links with the National over the coming year. Watch this Space!

The tewelth night

It was relly intresting,funny and historical one of the best even do i like dolhin(i know wrong speeling of dolhin)  one better and the actors tryed there best.

Books for fun!

Just to say that I have been reading like mad! I've been reading THE GIGGLER TREATMENT, THE OUTLAW VARJAK PAW AND DOUBLE ACT AND BAD GIRLS.

THE GIGGLER TREATMENT IS BY RODDY DOYLE

THE OUTLAW VARJAK PAW IS BY SF SAID

DOUBLE ACT AND BAD GIRLS IS BY JAQUELINE WILSON.

Photographers Gallery Exhibition - scarey clown runners.

We've been to see an exhibition at the Photographer's Gallery in Soho.  One of the photographers in the exhibition we saw was called Anna Fox. We loved this one of her photographs and wondered if she changed the CURVES!

Madelines photo workshop

Just wanted to thank Madeline for a very interesting workshop. I had no idea how you could make a bad photo look so good, was a little disapointed that I had deleted photo's that hadn't come out to clear now  !!!! Jordon your work on your photo you did was great, the  way you covered the writing you didn't want to exactly the same background was  fab.

Using the RBG was a lot of fun especially seeing Luba and Mim with their blonde hair. Must confess I do need a lot more practice on the apple computer so will look forward to the next workshop.
Maggie

Alice in Wonderland visits the Portrait Gallery

We wne tto see Alicein Wonderland in 3-D.  When you look at how it is filmed, and how the characters are made up and dressed, its easy to imaging the people who made the film having been to the portrait gallery: Look at these images - a bit similar?

 

We thought it was a great movie and it was fun to see how much like the portraits the characters looked!!

 

the queen of hearts

 

This one is from ALice, it's of the Queen of Hearts.

 

This one is of Queen Elizabeth 1st, its at the Naitonal Portrait Gallery.

Queen Elizabeth the First

 

Here is a trailer for the movie:

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Twelth night The Cottesloe Theatre

Why why why have I never been to watch a Shakespeare play ????
Well I'm sure  this is the start of something new so thank you ABC.
The afternoon was so enjoyable chatting with the other parents and watching our children from Hackney enjoy such a wonderful play. When I asked Olivia what she enjoyed, her reply was the music, singing and the very creative masks. I then asked her did she understand the story, her reply was of course I did mum. So that leaves me to change !!!!! Do I think the language should be changed and updated ABSOLUTELY NOT!!! I have just started and would feel sad if something casino online poland so unique may be lost in our future.
Isn't it a wonderful thing to learn new things about our old English language even at my ripe old age !!! Seeing the  play has put many questions that I just felt the need to know,  such as why the  title The Twelth night and why do I only go to the Hackney Empire ( which is fab by the way ). Must get out more especially now me and my daughter have a new found interest.
                                                    Maggie and Olivia thank you

ABC Photos

Just been looking through all the albums. Great to see some really powerful images.......I was inspired to upload some that I've taken recently on my phone. This is one I took in the Kings Cross area. I love the old 'Dairy Outfit' sign. Let me know if anyone else has got any pics of old signs on buildings around town....... Also, it would be good to see some more people blogging about your photos....choose one to write about....... :-)

Columbia Rd Flower market

Olivia and I chose this particular market as we feel no matter what the accassion happy or sad flowers are a real feel good to many people. The market was ablaze with people,colour and aromas even dispite the rain !!!!

Today has been my favourite day to use the camera as I took wonderful photo's and bought beautiful fresh flowers which put a smile on my friends face ( priceless ).
                                                                   Maggie

Children, the hope of tomorrow

The world is changing so fast, considering the jet age we live in today. There are giants steps been taken compared to what it used to be, and the effect will tell on the future of our children. Today, modernisation has influenced our children's life a great deal, and they seem to know too much for their age. The activities that have taken the mind of our children off the essential things that they are suppose to know at this time of their life is going to tell in the future. Our children spend more time on things like MP3 player, ipod, computer games, internet, etc, rather than doing things that will prepare them for a better life in the future. Also, in the past, the family laws of our nation was helpful because children were not exposed to today's technologies, but now that things have changed as a result of advance in technology, there is need for a tighter family law to curb our children of their excesses. If nothing is done to the rate of how modernisation is telling on our children, I can imagine what we expect in years to come. As much as I love what modernisation is doing to the world, at the same time, I think there should be moderation on the things that could ruin the future of our children.

National portrait gallery

The morning started great as Olivia and I met up with Zehra and Mel who were already on the  388 bus, we had travelled in good time so we put our cameras to use and had lots of fun taking pictures . Then Mel persuaded me ( he he) to climb up to the huge lion at Trafalga SQ and natually I said yes if she would too !!!! SO WE DID and guess what ????
Your right we couldn't get down. Was just fantastic hearing Zehra and OLivia laughing at their responsible parents.

It was great meeting up with everyone and looking at the portraits although I must say from starting my day laughing and fooling around the pictures left me feeling really sad inside.

Before I go I also would like to thank Madeline, Nic and peter the only man that can really get you around a whole museum in YES 60 seconds. Thank you all had a really interesting day. Maggie.

What a wonderful lot of bloggers!

Wow! Breda and Jordan there's no stopping you two is there? Can't wait to see the photo project on dinners you cook and eat. In fact it was great reading all the entries tonight to see what everyone is aiming to do - faces in mirrors, Muirrean - sounds great. And as for Rhea's shopping trip down Oxford Street.... I can't think of anything worse but I'm sure you and your mum and cousin will have a ball. And Marcia and Dwaun, the pics of Ridley Road should be good too.

Thanks, everyone for turning up tonight, and thanks Eelyn, Nic and Madeleine for the usual brilliant input.

I haven't blogged since casino francais avec bonus sans depot the National Portrait Gallery visit but it was excellent and lovely to read your comments, Meyrem and Zehra - you're very brave going anywhere near Maggie in Trafalgar Square but the photos look great and could be used by the police!

Remember, our next event is the drama workshop at Jubilee on the first Monday back after half term. If we meet at the end of school and head off together we'll not get lost I hope.

Have a wonderful half term and keep snapping and blogging!

market

Im going to take photographs of the Bethnal Green market on saturday. My favourite stall is the cd stall and my second is the scarfs and gloves and hat stall.

So far I have taken photos of my gym and my crazy dogs.      
There names are bella and precious.

      


Cuban Dancing at Sadlers Wells.

Wow what an evening !!! From sillohetted dancing cubian musicians to the soft feet of the ballet and finishing the night off with some body popping all the way to the no 38 bus stop.
Really enjoyed meeting all the adults and their children.

The national portrait gallery



The national portrait gallery was quite interesting we saw alot of photos  we  liked  it  so  much  my  best  bit  was  my  mum  was  stuck on  the  lion in trafalga square!
I really liked the way the photos in the portrait gallery made me have a reactions towards them some caused me to feel quite sad while others made you understand others. Zehra really enjoyed the tudors especially when she saw henry the 7 th portrat she found it interesting that his portait was thrown in the bin!

Nation - An interiew with the author (video)

I thought this was an interesting interview with the writer of Nation - I found it on Youtube...[video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wbQdzfx6qYk 400x300]

The mueseum

The musem was ok and good but i onlyb liked the henry the 8th pictures just because we were lerning about it in year 4 but some of the pictuers i didnt like but all togther it was ok

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"Going to the dance was a fantastic experience. My grandmother who was very formal and austere used to take me to the ballet and i absolutely hated it"
The dance workshop and Sadlers Wells by ivan and chrissie

"I think what i have learnt the most about this project is.......wait for it....is SELF BELIEF. If an artist or anyone, writes, sings, dances or sculpts etc and believes they have done a good job, well thats all that matters....i have doubted myself in the past, lacked believing in myself and what i can achieve....”
Our first visit to the Tate Modern by Alison and Keon

"We have decided to take Ryan and Naombh somewhere at least once a month and have figured that with our children its best sometimes just to get on a bus or tube and just see what's going on ,sort of exposing them to the arts accidentally there is so much to see and do"
An afternoon with Eelyn by Naombh