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Learning Opportunities in Nature

Cochrane Times – February 20, 2015
By Pam Asheton

Learning Opportunities in Nature In 1935, when he was 14, my father and his twin brother were given bicycles; after that they spent every spare moment weekends and holidays exploring countryside. They’d travel 12, 13, 14 miles distant from my grandfather’s surgery in deepest Liverpool. Now well into his 90s his voice still quickens recalling the sense of adventure, freedom those two wheels opened up. As one of the baby boomer generation I remember cycling pre-dawn to stables a half-hour away, of watching butterflies hovering atop milkweed plants in faraway fields. Strikingly I don’t remember my parents ever supervising all that much – my…
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