Santa's now all gone and it's burst our bubble. We've had our fair share of dry runs at this conversation, but I still wasn't prepared for Luke storming into the dining room (where we were enjoying coffee & this epic cake to celebrate Dad's birthday) brandishing a tiny, well packed bag of soot-smeared notes to … Continue reading Ho-ho, we’re in trouble…
It’s wet & windy – school’s out for summer!
It's always been the way here as far as I can remember. May and June are hot and sunny because it's exam season so everyone has to stay in and study. As soon as term ends and freedom beckons, the rain begins. This year there's even been stormy weather as an added bonus. Very sad … Continue reading It’s wet & windy – school’s out for summer!
Stifling creativity or shaping character?
I've started lots of blog posts this past month, and none of them have made the cut. They've either trailed off, been too hard to write, or just been plain boring! Luke, on the other hand, is having no trouble with his creative writing. Today, as he was doing his homework, he muttered, "I think … Continue reading Stifling creativity or shaping character?