I still get a fair few contacts via social media about home education, so I thought it was probably time for a bit of an update on where we are, how we're doing and what it looks like these days. Also, I was inspired by Adele over at Beautiful Tribe who wrote a beautiful post about resetting … [Read more...] about Home education, how's it looking these days?
Was to keep track of our home ed days and chat over the garden fence (virtually speaking) with other home educators. Most of those people have moved on, in that their children are more of an age with my teens and I've let the home ed aspect lapse. Today one of those teens used the archive to work … [Read more...] about The purpose of this blog
I love wildflowers. This is not a surprise to anyone who follows me on instagram. (Handy link over there in the sidebar if that isn't you. If you've arrived here from instagram, nice to see you!) Today I got sent a press release about a great way to get kids into the idea of wildflower … [Read more...] about Wildflower hunting, sculpture trails and music festivals – some summer plans
Buy from Amazon here We very much enjoyed being part of the blog tour for Inventory: Iron Fist last spring, and I leapt at the chance for Small to read the sequel, not least because I love his reviews. I think you'll agree with me that he has not disappointed ;) I tried to go into Gravity … [Read more...] about Gravity by Andy Briggs
A little while ago I took the three younger kids down to the O2 in London for a look around Sky Backstage. It was a fab day out - turns out the O2 is really accessible from here, we got a mainline train down to Stratford, changed to the Jubilee line and it's 3 stops down the line. Really easy. Even … [Read more...] about Cinderella and the Hulkbuster with Sky backstage at The O2