Weekword: Rock

I’m late with my Weekword homework! I may have sneakily changed the date of this post to Friday, but it’s actually Sunday. But I have mitigating circumstances – my sister came to stay on Friday and I’ve had a really horrible cold, so I haven’t had much time or inclination for blogging.

Anyway, on to Weekword. Maria chose ‘rock’ as this week’s word and it was a bit of a challenge! When I was little I used to collect rocks, pebbles and crystals – every time we went to the beach I’d spend ages finding interesting rocks (luckily one of our favourite beaches, Seaton, was made entirely of pebbles) and looking for fossils, and if I found a rock I liked in the garden or the playground or just out and about, it’d go straight into my pocket and into my collection. When we left primary school, everyone in the class was allowed to choose an Eyewitness Guides book as a leaving present, and I chose Crystal & Gem.

Unfortunately I don’t have my childhood rock collection now, and living in a city it’s quite hard to find interesting rocks to take photos of! So I thought ‘I know, there’s a sweet shop down the road – they’ll have sticks of rock and I can take a photo of those!’ But the sweet shop didn’t have any rock. This was the closest thing I could find…

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