• Half-term

    A surprisingly quiet half-term. We had Lucas stay for a week while mum and dad had a break in Majorca. I have often contemplated having another dog; to play with, take walks and of course a source of unfailing devotion. Lucas ticks all the same boxes, with the added advantage being that you don’t have… Continue Reading

  • The week after last!

    his week I had a stinker of a sore throat, no doubt caught while sorting through archived school records (We have to keep some of them for ten years, and they gather a lot of dust!!!!!) Jamie started the week travelling down to London, often not getting back until well after midnight. However, he got… Continue Reading

  • What a good week!

    Undeniably the week’s highlight was when England beat France (untrustworthy Gauls) in France in the World Cup Semi-finals. And the England soccer team beat Estonia¬†3:0. It was a good week for me at school; a postal strike meant no post, so it was an unbelievable reduction in reading matter, even the electronic mail went quiet… Continue Reading

  • A sloe week -end

    Sarah was back on her feet by Thursday and managed to attend school. She looked painfully thin and pale and was very tired by the evening, yet she still went to school on Friday. She did seem much better over the weekend but was quite grumpy (but then most teenagers are!) Sue had her usual… Continue Reading