Silent Sunday 7.7.19
Jul07

Silent Sunday 7.7.19

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The broken finger
Jul20

The broken finger

The other day, I got a call from school. My daughter had hurt her finger playing basketball. Yes, at the school that never does PE. Apparently, basketballs are actually really flipping heavy. It wasn’t broken, but it was painful. She’d had ice on it and had it strapped up, but could I take some Calpol to her? The first thing she said to me was: ‘I’m still going on my Scout camp!’ Of course she was, it was...

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The broken toe and football without shoes
Jul18

The broken toe and football without shoes

I was at home, deeply embroiled in work (which isn’t something which happens much these days), when the phone rang. My younger son’s school. This is the first time they’ve ever rung me. In my experience, schools only ring for one reason (or maybe two, if you count injuries and illnesses separately). And as the woman was talking… Football without shoes… I was just thinking – get to the point! What...

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Silent Sunday 12.6.16
Jun12

Silent Sunday 12.6.16

 

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Project 366 Weeks 22 & 23
Jun11

Project 366 Weeks 22 & 23

I’m pleased to say that half-term was a better school holiday than we’ve had for a long time. Here’s our fortnight in pictures… Day 150 – Sunday 29th May – I’ve needed some new trainers for about three months now. Having finally persuaded myself that it’s OK to spend money on myself, I then struggled to find anything in a colour I liked in my size. And then I found these! Day 151 –...

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