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March 2009

Fruit Flapjacks by Hungry Harry

March 25, 2009

Fruit Flapjacks By Hungry Harry. You will need: 75g soft brown sugar 75 g butter 95g porridge oats 2 tablespoons of dried fruit (I use a mix of apricots and cranberries but you could use sultanas, currents or whatever you prefer) Small saucepan Medium sized mixing bowl Wooden spoon Kitchen scales Baking tin approximately 11cm […]

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Dimbola Lodge Freshwater Bay

March 25, 2009

Dimbola Lodge Freshwater Bay home to Julia Margaret Cameron.At the ages of 48, she received a camera from her daughter and son in-law as a birthday gift. Little did she and her family suspect that it would make the beginning of a celebrated artistic career. She took up residence on the Isle of Wight at […]

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Coffee with Polly – Free Books to Island Schools

March 14, 2009
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Well today I have been busy sorting out the free books for island schools. Last spring we gave a free book to primary and middle schools on the IOW to say thank you. We print 20,0000 directoires on each print run of the Rainbow Directory and we distribute most of the publications into the school […]

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Pretend to Bee Favourite children’s dressing up.

March 13, 2009

“Howdy Pardners!” Pretend To Bee has all your favourite children’s dressing up costumes CHOOSE FROM Willy Wonka In The Garden Little Mermaid Dinosaur Witch Easter Bunny SuperHeroes The Emergency Services AND LOTS LOTS MORE! Dressing Up couldn’t be simpler. At Pretend To Bee they make easy-to-wear capes and costumes with Velcro fastenings. Kids can escape […]

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Quay Arts The Big Birthday

March 13, 2009

Quay Arts offers families creative, fun-packed ways of spending time together. To help celebrate The Learning Curve’s 10th Birthday, join the FREE ‘The Big Birthday Cake Family Drop-in Workshop’ on Wed 15 Apr (10am and 2pm). Under the guidance of artists, Jenny Clayden and Janice Thwaites, help decorate the centrepiece BIG cake or a small […]

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Quay Arts The Frog Princess

March 13, 2009

Quay Arts’ kid’s show, The Frog Princess on Sat 4 Apr 2pm is an enchanting Russian folktale with storytelling, puppetry and vibrant Eastern European gypsy music. To avoid disappointment, book tickets early. Tickets: £7/ *£6. Perfect for everyone 5+.     Visit the vibrant new website for more details: www.quayarts.org or contact our Box Office: 01983 […]

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Coffee with Polly – Tax on Chocolate.

March 13, 2009
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Well the spring directory is at the printers now. So we have more time for the blog lots of information and events coming in. So if you have an event or some news please do email it to polly@therainbowdirectory.co.uk. Now this tax on chocolate, I think how silly, I was watching the news and it […]

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The Isle of Wight Walking Festival 2009

March 10, 2009

  The Isle of Wight Walking Festival is now in its eleventh year and as we reflect on our previous successes we look forward to more celebrations and welcoming back many of our dedicated walkers from all over Britain and indeed from around the globe.   The festival promises 16 full days of walks and […]

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New job for £10! Usborne Books

March 10, 2009

Yes join the team at Usborne Books and this week it is only £10. Last week £5.00. Then the week of the 16th March it will be £15.00. To find out more call Lyn Blackleadge or me Polly Stredder 01983 872191 and we can have a chat about you joining the team, come on have […]

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Coffee with Polly. Cowes Fireworks!

March 10, 2009
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Well back in my blogging chair, the spring directory will be going to the printers this week , so I will lots of free time to blog and look at facebook. I was reading on wight blog about the Cowes Fireworks. It was in the County Press a few weeks back how it may be […]

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