A good day for sport
May25

A good day for sport

I seem to write a lot about sporting triumphs at the moment and I make no apology for that. This blog is about our family life and for our family sporting triumphs are important. Some families are all about travel and holidays, others are all about food. We’re all about sport. The day my son’s football team got promoted was a very good day for sport. Because that wasn’t all that happened that day. My son’s...

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The long jump and the high jump
May16

The long jump and the high jump

Last year, my younger son discovered he had a talent for long jump. He managed to jump over four metres on his very first jump. So this year he was clearly first choice for long jump at sports day. And with no willing volunteers, and nobody good at high jump in his house, his classmates nominated him to take part in the high jump too. He was pretty sure he was the underdog and was going to come last. When he got into the car on sports...

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