Category Archives: family

New Year’s “revolutions”

What a year 2012 was. It was quite patriotic. Every single class at my children’s school went to London at least once – ON THE TRAIN. Even the EYFS Reception children. We had a barbecue to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond … Continue reading

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100 years of Nana

I wrote this post about 10 months ago before I actually found the courage to start the blog. It seemed appropriate to post it today because yesterday was Nana’s 101st birthday and nothing has changed. My paternal grandmother had her 100th … Continue reading

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Vacances

We have just returned from a wonderfully relaxing holiday in a gîte near Vire in Calvados, Normandy with my parents. I have spoken French every day and we have laughed so much. Going on a French bank holiday weekend is … Continue reading

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Half a decade

Well, this month has brought another few landmarks in our household. At the beginning of July, my son turned five. He was convinced he was going to grow overnight and be taller when he woke up on his birthday, but unsurprisingly, … Continue reading

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Eight

My daughter celebrated her 8th birthday on Friday. We had a weekend full of celebrations: the actual birthday, a pyjama party (no boys allowed!) on Saturday and a family party yesterday. I always feel a bit nostalgic around my children’s … Continue reading

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