Had to work from home three days last week with two sick kids – this closely following having to take a couple of sick days myself, and having to work from home this coming week because school holidays and chronic lack of childcare. (Taking leave not an option, because non-movable project.) I am painfully aware… Continue reading And now the holidays: 5 things 23.4.19
Unsettled: 5 things 15.10.18
C is back from Pfadilager,* hurrah hurrah! Of course we all missed her far more than she missed us. She had a brilliant time and can't wait for the next one. And she made a point of thanking me today for basically forcing her to go to scouts for all the years she was only… Continue reading Unsettled: 5 things 15.10.18
Do you know what you Ought to Know?
I used to have a small collection of old books – inherited from my mother (who has the same proclivity), or randomly found in thrift shops. Many of them were collected simply because they were pretty, but some because of what you might call historical interest. Most of it (the purely pretty ones) have been discarded… Continue reading Do you know what you Ought to Know?