So we provided one. He wasn't this sad throughout the whole day, this was because of the sticks in the ground - they were for rounders, but he felt it was deeply wrong to shove things into the ground, and I had to remonstrate to get him to leave them there. On some levels, he's probably … [Read more...] about Every park needs a pirate.
Coped with my day in charge on Friday - last hour was the toughest when we couldn't find the padlock or keys to lock up the sheds! Got home in time for curry and cake with Lily and her bloke, late celebration of her birthday. Couldn't stay the pace though and keeled into bed around midnight leaving … [Read more...] about Quiet weekend
done. And home again. Big is playing chess with Tim, and Small is learning backgammon from me (his choice) except he's gone for a comfort break. It's been a very long day and I have a stinking headache - I may be back later, but if not I just wanted to say thank you to everyone who has been … [Read more...] about thank you all
K rang tonight to find out if I had chosen/ decided on a reading. I said there's a little poem, just about 12 lines I was thinking of, and she cried down the phone at me, as it's the poem she would like to be able to read, but knows perfectly well that she won't be able to. So I'll read it for both … [Read more...] about a reading
Small wanted me to read a book to him today at school - something that doesn't happen very often. He chose What Colour Is Love? about an elephant, small and grey, trying to find out what colour love is. It somehow seemed apposite to my day as I'd spent much of it pondering whether I want to read at … [Read more...] about What colour is love?