When the rain starts 5 minutes after you get back to your tent after a long warm day. When your 3 year old picks up a diabolo lying on the sward and can almost work it. When you speak to your other half and say a friend went on a supermarket run so you asked for crisps, and it turns out he did … [Read more...] about Perfect moments
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With home ed friends. When the older children were young, we were part of a network of early years home educators, built around Merry's Muddlepuddle site. Perhaps because there were so few of us we worked hard to build relationships that are still strong 10 or more years later. (I've known Merry … [Read more...] about Friday frolics at the beach
Today I took the two smaller children into London. I got up at 6, so that I could double check travel arrangements, slightly nervous as I couldn't find a route without a bus part of the way. We were heading to Surrey Docks Farm to visit the Huggies Pullups bus. The farm is a community farm, hidden … [Read more...] about What makes a good PR event?
Today has been a treat day. I try to do this with the children in some kind of rotation, but it can be difficult to juggle. Today was Big's turn. We got on a train to London. When we got there it was coffee time. Then we went to a bookshop. For this. This is Teri Terry. The event was the launch of … [Read more...] about Treat day. (With bonus Shattered book launch.)
At the weekend we were invited up to Dunwich Heath National trust, who were having a sconeathon. I'd no idea what a sconeathon is, but it sounded like a good idea ;) Dunwich Heath is just up the coast from us, and not a National Trust property we'd visited before. Then again, we haven't done nearly … [Read more...] about Dunwich Heath Sconeathon – inspiring Stilton and Ale scones.