Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Dictionary Game

As a way of introducing new vocabulary to the children we had a game of “The Dictionary Game” – a firm favourite from my childhood. STATUTE Which is it? Something that creates a static shock. A written law made by … Continue reading

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A Mirror to my Week

A deep sigh from me the other morning drew comment from Tim, so I explained it was a sigh of contentment. I am very content. I have much to be content about. In this corner of contentment I find myself … Continue reading

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Under the Weather

The wind has stopped bullying us and cooled its temper (so we have Internet and a phone line again) and the snow line is creeping closer.  The next band of hill has icing sugar on top.  I think by tonight … Continue reading

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For the Home School Record

Today, we start a new syllabus with three of our four youngsters.   And first thing is a field trip to B&Q.  I know!  Why B&Q?  It’s a maths/science project on light bulbs.  We shall be data collecting.  How many different … Continue reading

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