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May News Round #9

Famous poetry: Fill in the blank

Tiger! Tiger! ______ bright

a) burning

b) shining

c) glowing

Name the British food

This week in history

  • 30th May 1989 – British singer Cliff Richard releases ‘The Best of Me’, his 100th single record
  • 31st May 1911 – The Titanic is launched at a ceremony in Belfast. A White Star Line employee declared that ‘not even God himself could sink this ship’

Previous Answers

  • Poetry quiz – c) joy
  • British Foods – Chelsea buns

May News Round #8

Famous poetry: Fill in the blank

A thing of beauty is a _____ forever

a) prize

b) reward

c) joy

Name the British food

This week in history

  • 28th May 1908 – Ian Fleming, author of the James Bond novels, is born
  • 29th May 1954 – Diane Leather becomes the first woman to run a mile in under 5 minutes, with a time of 4 mins 59.6 seconds

Previous Answers

  • Poetry quiz – b) count
  • British Foods – Welsh rarebit

Activities & Sunshine!

Over the last week it seems like it has rained all the time but just to prove it hasn’t we thought it would be nice to share some photographs taken recently.

We are extremely lucky to have a resident who loves flower arranging and keeps the displays looking beautiful all week.

May News Round #7

Famous poetry: Fill in the blank

How do I love thee? Let me ______ the ways

a) count

b) consider

c) contemplate

Name the British food

This week in history

  • 25th May 1961 – Coventry cathedral is consecrated, replacing the 14th century cathedral that was destroyed by German bombing in World War II
  • 26th May 1950 – Queues of UK drivers tear their ration books into confetti at the announcement of the end of petrol rationing

Previous Answers

  • Poetry quiz – b) forgive
  • British Foods – Eccles cake