Monthly Archives: October 2012

Porthdinllaen – Episode 2

This was written by our eldest (age 11). Beach Holiday I was getting into bed. It was late, I had been at church since 4:30-10:30 at Kids Alive and Kinetic. As I took my socks off, I noticed sand in-between my … Continue reading

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Tuesday, Wednesday and a Story

I’ve stopped the youngest having riding lessons for the winter.  She’s doing really well but I felt that we’re neglecting our own dear equine.  With the short winter days around the corner, I reckoned more time needed to be made … Continue reading

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Making the Mundane Matter – No. 3

It’s been a while since I last posted a post on Making the Mundane Matter taken from my little book by George Sinker, so I thought it was time for the: Third Contact DRESSING: “Put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ.” Romans 13:14 … Continue reading

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Strange Saturday

Youngest is bitten by a spider. Two armed response teams, one undercover and two normal police cars arrive over nothing illegal. Tim attends a coffee morning with two of our children, and the Secretary of State for Wales, while I … Continue reading

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What to Do in a Half-Hour Break Time?

No 1: No 2. No 3. No 4. I’m glad it’s such a beautiful day so the children can enjoy the outdoors, this afternoon, when their friends come to play.

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After doing a project, yesterday, on ‘Scriveners and the Development of The Printing Press’ (a good excuse to start reading Cynthia Harnett’s “A Load of Unicorn” together), looking at illuminated letters and calligraphy, we had a go at embroidering some … Continue reading

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My Penny Worth of Opinion on the Welsh Assembly Government Proposals to Legislate Home Education in Wales

I rarely chose to write about political issues but this is one so close to my heart that I need an outlet for my observation and opinion, and I stress that this is just that, personal opinion and observation. Currently, … Continue reading

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