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
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
Smallest had a pottery tea set. It's been broken once or twice, and glued back together, but it suffered a catastrophic smash a couple of weeks ago. This made her sad. While wandering around a shop just to see what it was about I spotted a tin tea set that I knew she'd love, but didn't buy because I … [Read more...] about Birthday presents and white lies
It can't have escaped your notice that there's been a remake of the Annie Movie, this time starring Quvenzhané Wallis, Cameron Diaz and Jamie Foxx. And today it's out to buy on DVD and Blu-ray. In the run up to this launch, Smallest and I had a very special day out in London, at the Pineapple … [Read more...] about It's the hard knock life for us!