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!
This has been weeks in the writing. How do I get the tone right in these strange times? The number of times I've been mulling over what to write and getting nowhere, because there's really nothing at all that I can usefully say just now. Friends are grieving, unable to have traditional funeral or memorial … Continue reading Nothing to add…
Can you believe it's the new term already!? At the end of June we were delighted to finish the school year with weeks off stretching ahead, full of plans for time away and for hosting friends. We crammed in as much as we could and are still standing, just about! The boys were excited to … Continue reading New term, new routines… new plate*!
I know you're mostly reading this for news of the boys and not to hear my views on life, so here's the long awaited school update! This was the first week back after half term. The boys started at our local primary school on Monday, leaving us free to unpack and pester BT (who have … Continue reading School days