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Christmas bustle

The kids break up on Friday so the end is in sight. Christmas plays, Christmas concerts, Christmas fairs, Christmas parties, and nativities are all done. Just Christmas jumper day (oh yes!), Christmas school dinners and one more deadline for me, … Continue reading

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Christmas cheer

The festive season is working up to its grand conclusion. Nativities (including real live donkey) have been attended, Christmas Fair stalls have been (wo)manned, carol concerts have been sung at, Christmas parties have been enjoyed, Christmas markets have been perused … Continue reading

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Waymarkers

When do you think a regular activity becomes a tradition? This is our second year in Devon, Wren’s first Christmas, and Finch’s first Christmas that makes any sense to him. I think it’s a lovely phase in the life of … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas

Well there we go, Christmas parties have been attended, nativity plays have been applauded, carols have been sung, and the holidays are finally here. Time to put our feet up with a glass of mulled wine. This year we are flying … Continue reading

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THE star

How are your Christmas preparations going? Are you leaving it all to the last minute or have you had it all organised for ages? Things are in full swing for us. Yesterday Little Owl was a star in her nursery … Continue reading

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An eventful journey

Having a high old time in London this week, Little Owl and I managed to be completely oblivious to reports of the impending storm that hit Scotland on Wednesday night. Oblivious that was, until we tried to go home on … Continue reading

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The three piggy kings

Yesterday was Little Owl’s Christmas play. It was based on a bit of a complex premis…Fairyland does the nativity. Little Red Riding was Mary, Jack from Jack and the Beanstalk was Joseph, and the Three Little Pigs were the Three … Continue reading

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The advent thief

Little Owl has had this advent calendar since she was born. It has drawers that I fill up with sweets and we read a bit of the Christmas story each time we open a drawer. It goes on the table … Continue reading

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