Monthly Archives: May 2012

Childhood Theology

I have collected together a few expressions from children that show their wonderful grasp of God and life.  These are all absolutely genuine, with quotes from my own children and the children of friends I was at school with. Child: … Continue reading

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And a Birthday

Ouma knew of something she wanted, that wasn’t on the Birthday list.  The only thing is, she wanted a real live one, but was delighted with a pretend one!  I don’t want a real one and nor do the chickens.

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Birthday List

This is My Peaceful One’s birthday list: A new horse A real lamb A puppy A kitten A doll A brush for Sonny (her pony) A clock A new doll pram Her own book Schleich Animals New bouncy egg (this … Continue reading

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Three Blind Mice

That’s the fifth time, now, I’ve told the eldest boy off for singing “Three Blind Mice” as three members of the family return from the opticians, with new glasses. With three in the family currently needing glasses and three not we … Continue reading

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Summer Hath Spoken

Forget the Jubilee, it would seem that a celebration of summer has spontaneously taken place in this house, this week.  We’ll keep Jubilee Celebrations to the weekend designated.  These are some anecdotes from our celebration of summer, to date. The … Continue reading

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Home Education

Home education means some other things get forgotten or postponed until holiday time, in this house:

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A Little Help Please

My wonderful mother made a suggestion in passing that has set my mental cogs in motion.  Her comment coincided with some encouragement from others which seemed to oil the cogs.  She suggested that I write a book about Tim’s year … Continue reading

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Just a little something…

…of the fun from last night when Daddy was inaugurated as the Mayor. They’re not used to having to dress smartly and we might need a few lessons in etiquette or ‘how to behave at functions’.  But they did very … Continue reading

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I Was Almost Made Redundant

With the election results concluded, my husband has been putting his slippered feet up, growing a beard and reading John Le Carre and an obscure book on cats! We have joined in the relaxation by adding a couple of days … Continue reading

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It’s The Leg-Work That Counts

While our kind neighbour came and sat with the children and did their school work with them, I went as a candidate’s guest to the counting of votes for the County election.  It’s a fascinating moment where democracy levels people … Continue reading

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