Tag Archives: Humour

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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Heralding Spring

I was supposed to be in Chester discussing a Book Event, but an early text this morning postponed our meeting to a later date and instead I find myself at liberty to write and reflect. With my human rock, also … Continue reading

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A Man of Many Cufflinks and a Small Town Celebrity

We were waiting for Daddy in our usual Tuesday afternoon Library time. There were a couple of young girls in blue and grey school uniform, rather enthusiastically bouncing around the library. They flitted in and out of the children’s section, … Continue reading

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A Glutton-Free Christmas

It has been a long time since I have blogged about some classic statements heard in our household.  Some of us in our family love words very much and others struggle to get them quite right.  But it makes us love … Continue reading

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3.33

It is 3.33pm.  That moment when I remember the promise that we can call and ask and He will teach us about the great unsearchable mysteries we usually struggle to understand – Jeremiah 33.3.  A relationship involves communication.   Communication involves … Continue reading

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Observations That Don’t Make Sense

Indulging in classic procrastinating antics, I sit to write instead of tidying this place called home. I want to record some things I observe. It has been a busy week that passed me by and now I feel the foot … Continue reading

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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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