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The bag of cherry lips

Amy jane, Tulliallan primary school , aged 10


Nervously holding the peculiar shaped bag of cherry lips with pure curiousity; I would

Say it looked like a smooth red moon. Looking at it now it looks as small as a tear

Drop. The colour of the smooth crescent shaped sweet reminded me of cotton

Candy. The shape reminded me of a humongous whole while I was feeling the

Sweet I felt a bumpy sensation.


Next I put the unusual shaped sweet to my nose debating if I should smell it, I took a

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The Blueberry

Aaron, Tulliallan Primary School, aged 10


A blueberry is a fat round healthy fruit that can keep you fit and strong. The yummy small fat round fruit can be a dark blue but not as dark as purple, and nowhere near sky blue. This I close to the [dark blue] just to make you know what colour because it is a wonky word. Blueberries is a fruit what my family eats it’s a great fruit I would rate it 9/10 in my opinion it’s a wonderful fruit.

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The cherry lips

Alyssa , Tulliallan Primary School, aged 11

Some of the crescent cherry lips look like a cheerful smile, but I think the tasteless cherry lips look like tiny blood red, foam bananas. Surprisingly they are as small as a mouse’s dinner. Weirdly the texture of the revolting cherry lips is smooth and soft, while the cherry lips are smooth, I am wondering how on earth they're not rough.


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The Feast


Watching the fireworks display on New Year’s morning is one of the best feelings that you will ever experience. Celebrating the start of a New Year, making New Year’s Resolutions and spending quality time as a family. After a while, once we all begin to yawn and face the struggle of keeping our eyes open, we depart from the sitting room and when we are in bed – we almost instantly fall asleep.

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The Fish Finger story

Sumayyah, Kirkcaldy High School, aged 14

So one time my mum and dad were going out for a meal and my aunty was looking after me and my brother Aadam. It was dinner time and she decided to make fish fingers, chips and spaghetti hoops but Aadam hated fish fingers so he was not looking forward to eating his dinner. My aunty had finished making it so me and Aadam sat down at the table and started to eat. I finished my food and Aadam had only eaten his chips and spaghetti. He was constantly moaning so he got up and sneaked to the kitchen window and chucked out his fish fingers.

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The Haribo Horror

Emma, Kirkcaldy High School, aged 14

I love food. That’s it. There are no words to describe how much I love it. Except for one traumatic event that left me questioning everything.


It was the 7th June 2008. I was sitting quite happily with my little sister watching “The Tweenies” with my favourite ever bag of sweets in the whole wide world. Haribo Starmix! It was just after my birthday so I had a massive amount of sweets but obviously I went for the haribos first.


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The St John's Nursery Annual Burns Supper!

Katie, aged 17

The permission slip instructed parents to clothe their child in something tartan. Be it a hairbow in the slicked back, blonde ponytails of the girls; or a sash of family tartan on the boys, parents took great delight in playing dress up that day.

My mother took it a step further.

When your daughter is 16 kilos above the ideal weight of 16 kilos for a 4 year old child, the tartan dress might be best kept in the bowels of the wardrobe. I resembled a novelty tartan doorstop.

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The Ten Food Commandments

Alex, Cargilfield, aged 12

In a desperate attempt to stop my sisters and me fighting over dinner, my mother established

                                                           The Ten Food Commandments

I.    Thou shalt not tamper with another’s food or drink

II.  Thou shalt not chew with thy mouth open

III. Thou shalt not slurp or suck

IV.  The table is holy. Thou shalt not make it unclean with books, phones, or elbows

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Things to eat I just can't stand

Todd, Cargilfield, aged 12

Things to eat I just can’t stand

I like food.

Most food tastes nice.

Food keeps you going through your day but there are some foods I just can’t stand.

Steak. A lot of people like steak but I just can’t stand how chewy it is. How it has little taste and the fat on the outside of the steak is unbearable. This is one of the foods I just can’t stand.

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Megan, Tulliallan, aged 10

This delicious monstrosity is a goldy sort of brown-colored, medium, spherical sweet called toffee. Toffee smells like caramel and chocolate melted together and it melts in your mouth and your dreams are filled with joy and happiness all throughout the night.

It sometimes melts in your mouth and it sometimes is hard to bite. Some of the time you have to hold one side of the sweet and rip it with your teeth, so if you have a wobbly tooth I wouldn’t recommend having a toffee. (If I was in a fairy tale I would be drifting towards it.)         

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Keywords (not used): 
sweets, treats, dreams