Starting school, or not

I don’t get time to blog much at all these days, but just recently I’ve felt that I need to write my thoughts down on a topic about which I have had several conversations in the past month. And that is: starting school. Parents who had applied for their child to start school in September 2016 heard last week at
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Just 3 years old – the disconnect of physical strength and mental capacity for understanding

I haven’t blogged for a loooooong time! That’s mainly because my business has taken off and I just don’t get the time to do both, and nobody is paying me to write so sewn orders come first. But this evening I’m such an emotional wreck that I can’t focus on work and it can wait until tomorrow now anyway. This
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52 photos – weeks 48 & 49

Well here I am again, posting two week’s worth of photos in one! I’ve been so busy getting through orders before th elast Christmas post day, I’ve not had chance to go anywhere near the blog, even less than usual. But anyway, better late than never as they say. Here they are being cheeky in a tent at a play
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52 photos – weeks 46 & 47

Looking back at my photos from the last week, I realise that I didn’t do a photo post last week – it was a very busy weekend with a craft fair on Saturday for me and Tom was playing the piano at church on Sunday morning so I had less time to think about it like I am now. But
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52 photos – week 45

    I know the quality of these photos is rubbish, but they just wouldn’t stay still enough for long enough for me to take any better ones. And they didn’t both look at the camera at the same time, so here’s one photo with each of them looking at me! This was in Birmingham Central Library this week. We
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Activity play – wot so funee?

Gone are the days that I have time to blog loads of funees from every week. But as we’ve had an early morning, I thought I’d blog one from each boy that we’ve had a giggle at this week….. Andrew is looking forward to Christmas already. The build up has started at nursery, and he’s getting very involved in the
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Just a plain 2nd birthday cake

I know, it’s a bad pun, but it had to be said, particularly as Andrew has made that mistake between plain and plane in the past leading to some funny situations. When I was trying to decide what kind of cake to make Joel for his 2nd birthday, I had a few options: different kinds of transport – car, bus,
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52 photos – week 44

This week’s favourite photos were taken when we visited Mary Arden’s Farm near Stratford upon Avon last weekend. It was a lot of fun and I took lots of photos. I thought these, the classic stand behind a board with a hole in type shot, were particularly funny. ph I love to get comments and always reply, so why not
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week 43

52 photos – week 43

Another very late one, but this is one of my favourite pictures taken this past week. They now have matching rain coats, and we were enjoying a walk down to the duck pond on this particular day, like we often do.   I love to get comments and always reply, so why not let me know what you think about
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52 photos – week 42

Whoops, nearly forgot to upload my favourite pictures from this week again. I think it’s about the only thing I have time for on the blog at the moment, and I’m not even managing that very well! These were taken as we took a late afternoon walk down to the duck pond on Saturday, before the clocks went back so
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