Holiday home How about the south of France for your PGCE study week? This three-bedroom apartment overlooks the medieval spa village of Vernet Les Bains, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon. Mountains, beach, skiing all nearby. Check it out at www.goodviews.co.uk. Discounts for teachers, quote TES 1006. Price pound;290 per week. John Owens, ENvi@GoodViews.co.uk
Fairies Everyone needs a guardian angel or good fairy to watch over them.
Caroline Short makes them to order in a choice of colours (like the purple fairy, pictured) and sizes. Large fairies stand about 15cm, Christmas tree angels are 10cm tall, with glass-beaded bodies, feathered skirts and wooden heads. Price pound;3.50 each, three for pound;10. For information and pictures, email email@example.com