Project 365 2019 Week 48
Nov30

Project 365 2019 Week 48

It’s been a busy week, with the final week of panto rehearsals, a lot of work and a new furry family member. Here’s our week in pictures… Day 328 – Sunday 24th November – the day we’ve been waiting for since Wilfred the guinea pig died – we got our new baby guinea pig. Cedric was absolutely delighted. Day 329 – Monday 25th November – we’re into the final week of panto...

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The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley
Nov29

The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley

I saw a review of The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley on the Waterstones email and I knew I had to read it, so I ordered it straightaway. (I actually have to avoid reading the Waterstones email too often, because I always end up ordering books.) The email said the book had a classic Agatha Christie-locked room feel to it, which appealed to me. I actually started reading Agatha Christie books when I was at primary school and had read...

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Expensive advent calendars – what’s that all about?!
Nov27

Expensive advent calendars – what’s that all about?!

Now you may be forgiven for thinking I’m an old Scrooge. I am a bit. I do actually like Christmas. I like the break from work and the time to spend with my family. But there are also many things that annoy me about it. There’s all the hard work for starters (I would happily have Christmas on alternate years, rather than every year). Then there is the constant invention of pointless things to make people spend more money on...

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Doing GCSE PE
Nov25

Doing GCSE PE

If you have a child who is good at sport and loves it, GCSE PE is a fantastic thing to study. But they really do need to be good at a number of sports. My son is considered to be one of the top sportsmen in his year at school. He is a real all-rounder when it comes to sport, so GCSE PE is perfect for him. It isn’t all practical sports lessons. The majority of lessons (I think 60% of them) are theory lessons. GCSE practical...

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Silent Sunday 24.11.19
Nov24

Silent Sunday 24.11.19

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