Some of the discussion surrounding Home Education today, thanks to the travesty of a programme from Channel 4 last night, is about parents not being qualified to teach their children. Lots of people think that we should be qualified teachers to be allowed to home educate our own[…]

Wow, it’s been a long time since I posted hasn’t it? Sorry. We’ve had a busy morning, getting in our maths, reading and coding practice for the day. After that was out of the way, Plum and I got arty. She’s recently discovered that she loves to draw,[…]

When it comes to Henry VIII, there a few things that most of us know … he had six wives, two were beheaded, two were divorced, one died in childbirth, one survived him; he took England away from the Catholic Church to get his divorce from his first wife;[…]

I’ve been meaning to write this post since we got back from France last month. We visited some fabulous places, which you can read about in earlier posts here and here. However this is a post about something we found in the gift shops: Happy Families playing cards.[…]

We’ve been home from France for a few days now and we’re already looking at our next trip which I think will be in August.  The children love France and by the end of the week all three were finding confidence to attempt speaking French beyond asking for[…]

We arrived in France on Saturday and have explored the local area. Today, having made it to the bakery we like in the local village early enough to buy croissants before they sold out (PK having already made quite an impression there on Saturday when he marched in and loudly[…]