Tag Archives: fun

Conversations with Boffin

I picked him up from school and began the winding journey home that I have become very fond of. We have experienced the splash of autumn colours, the ambush of acorns, cold mornings, grey skies, followed by the beautiful sunrise … Continue reading

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The Sounds of Monnington

I was awake at 4.30am, listening to the dawn chorus, both mornings. On the first morning, it was not the birdsong that woke me but worry. What had I done? We are so new to this carriage driving adventure that … Continue reading

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“Surrealistic”

There were a few happenings today that made the day seem a little strange. Today, I met with a friend with whom I could sense an emotional undercurrent flowing from her experiences these recent months but we weren’t at liberty … Continue reading

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Meanwhile…

So by lunchtime today, in a week where the days have flown too fast, I find the kitchen has been hit by a bomb of oats.   The girls are clearing the fall out and have just presented us all with … Continue reading

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So Much to Say and So Little Time

Welcome Summer and “Welcome June”!  You are always very welcome in this household.  We do love you!  It is whole month since I last wrote an update or family anecdote.  That is because we’ve been having so much fun. Summer … Continue reading

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One of Those Sort of Days

A man walks into a betting shop wearing a pair of boxer shorts and  slippers.  I don’t know what the punchline is but it was something I saw today as I drove through town.  That was after I had beeped … Continue reading

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I Really Must Blow the Dust Off My Camera

And take some decent pictures. Today was not an ordinary home educating day.  It was an extraordinary celebration of spring weather and an adaption of circumstance to fit a certain situation.  So I decided to keep a photographic record of … Continue reading

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While The Cat’s Away…

“…the mice have been amazing”! My mice are not so little anymore, which makes the time of Dad being away so much easier.  They have been so good, and all been extremely helpful.  The boys have willingly sorted the wood … Continue reading

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Be The Best!

These quotations of Longshanks recounting his first basic training weekend with the Army Cadet Force paint an interesting picture that somehow rings true to my expectation of an army cadet training camp  It sounded disciplined, character building and fun. 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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