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Savouring slowness

Finch has a cold and has been wandering around the house wheezing like a little train. It’s gone to his chest and he’s asthmatic. He clamped on some child’s ear defenders from the bottom of the toy box proclaiming that … Continue reading

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Summer at last

Finch got some new pyjamas this week. He was so pleased with them that he got up in the night and put all three sets on, on top of each other. He was roasting when we went to wake him … Continue reading

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Half term

Half term ambushed me from out of nowhere. I was merrily making my way through the term when it suddenly leapt out from nowhere and held me hostage. I was forced to bake heart-shaped biscuits, build extensive train set layouts, … Continue reading

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Back to school

Little Owl gazed sadly at her reflection in the mirror this morning. “I don’t look like myself,” she pronounced. Today is the first day of school after half term. I’ve scraped her curly blonde locks back into two plaits because … Continue reading

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Half term

If my voice sounds a little muffled it’s because it’s coming from underneath a pile of play dough, dressing-up clothes, and Lego. Normal service will resume…AFTER half term.

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Half term

We’re deep in the throes of half term. We’ve made dolly peg pirates, baked gingerbread men, made a hanging mobile of the solar system, planted out tomatoes, and spent copious amounts of time at the splash zone (lots of movement-triggered … Continue reading

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