Project 365 2019 Week 49
Dec07

Project 365 2019 Week 49

Panto has started (oh yes, it has!) and I’ve been busy juggling kids, work and extra pets. Here’s our week in pictures… Day 335 – Sunday 1st December – my daughter’s first panto performance! It went really well and it was lovely to see. I’m such a proud mum. As a panto is festive, I dug out the Christmas jumper. Day 336 – Monday 2nd December – my son had an inset day and was off...

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Unexpected by Greg Rutherford
Dec06

Unexpected by Greg Rutherford

Greg Rutherford is something of a hero in our house. Because he is an Olympic long jump gold medallist and my son is a long jumper of course. Unexpected is actually my son’s book and the first book he has read for pleasure since Year 7 (he’s in Year 11 now). I wanted to read it too, because I was interested to find out more about Greg Rutherford’s career, but also to see how my son’s life could go if things...

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The panto – opening performance!
Dec04

The panto – opening performance!

So my daughter has had her opening panto performances for this year. Oh yes she has! As ever, the rehearsal period just flew by – two weeks of after school and Saturday rehearsals, followed by a week of longer rehearsals, including the two days of eight hour tech rehearsals. This year we even saw the addition of Sunday rehearsals, as it looked like things weren’t progressing as quickly as they should. But, by the dress...

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Silver Jazz exam – distinction!
Dec02

Silver Jazz exam – distinction!

My daughter recently took her ISTD Silver Jazz exam. My daughter always takes a dance exam in November, and usually starts working at home for them in the summer holidays. But somehow, she took her eye off the ball a bit with her jazz exam. It was partly because she was going over some ballet for an exam next spring and partly because she didn’t have her jazz music and partly, perhaps, because she is a teenager. Only a few weeks...

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Silent Sunday 1.12.19
Dec01

Silent Sunday 1.12.19

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