Les Littleford

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After studying English and Education at the University of York, I have taught in the Channel Islands, Scotland, the Bahamas and Australia. After emigrating to Australia with my wife Sue in 1977 I have taught in Geelong, Melbourne, Portland in South West Victoria. I was predominantly an English teacher but for the last 26 years a Principal.

Since retiring Sue and I worked for a year in ... more »

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A New Grandchild

A new baby
No
More than a new baby
A special bundle of genetic miracles
Reproduced each second all over the world
But each one,
This one
Of significance.

Another grandchild
So distant but so close
Our eldest son a father
To watch his gentle touch
Is to see a new him who has always been there
But now redirected
As though he has been waiting his whole life
For this moment.

For us it is a new experience
But equally
One which brings no surprise.
Just warm joy.

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