Today was the day that Bean delved into the world of Shakespeare for the first time (if we don’t count Gnomeo and Juliet – and I don’t think we do). Yesterday he was given a box set of Shakespeare titles which have been rewritten for younger readers. He[…]

Monday started better than I had imagined it would, given my allotment activities the day before. All three children were in great moods. On our tentative “timetable”, Bean ought to have been working on a cubs badge for his topic work, but he asked if we could swap[…]

Father’s Day is fast approaching and if you’re anything like me you’ll be wondering what to get Daddy. Men always seem so difficult to buy for! If the man you’re buying for likes chocolate, then a visit to Hotel Chocolat could be the answer – they have a[…]