1) What is the Lily?
2) After his first day with Grimy Nick, what did Jim dream of?
Watch the presentation below about parenthesis. Then re-write the passage below using parenthesis to add extra information. Don't try to add some to every sentence (that would be mad). Try to use a variety of punctuation marks - commas, brackets and dashes.
Jim didn't dare ask if he could say goodbye to Rosie. He imagined Shrimps swinging his bootlaces over his head. Dancing in the street without him. Grimy Nick grabbed him roughly by the collar.
After a long walk, they jumped down onto a lighter. It had the name Lily painted on its side. It lay deep in the mud. Jim jumped onto the combing boards and looked down into the hold.
Read through the PDF below about Victorian Leisure time. Then visit the website at the bottom of the page and view all the postcards and pictures of Victorian Harwich and Dovercourt. Make a list of all the Victorian Leisure activities you can see evidence of in the photos and postcards.