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Spring Time Wellwishing

5.5 hours of sleep isn’t exactly conducive to a twirling welcome to Spring, Day 1. Sunday was warmer than expected, and the sky bluer than anticipated. 64 more words


Just a conspiracy theory or did the US and Turkey create ISIS?

ISIS appeared apparently from nowhere in June this year. For a supposedly splinter group of Al Qaida they were remarkably well armed, generously funded, well trained, completely ruthless, took Mosul without resistance and swept through Iraq to the outskirts of Baghdad. 979 more words



Three nights without bites! I am starting to think that the bed bugs are truly defeated, but pessimism will always carry the day. The most pernicious thing is Tomas and his various bags and stuff, which he moves around all the time. 27 more words


Guess Who's Coming to Dinner...

It is another long weekend and the gang is away.  The last long weekend they will be away until next summer.  I know I’ve said this all summer but this one probably really truly be grandma’s last up at the trailer.  428 more words

ways with(out) words: empowerment and motivation

Year One. Real school, therefore: a timetable. Or should I say: picture table?


Pictures, too, to monitor the children’s behaviour on a daily basis:



Extremely uncomfortable with this idea of classifying naughty children as pigs (whatever their misdemeanour), I’m the sort of mum who would have kicked up a fuss. 325 more words


Values: the life blocks, the moral foundation

We just ended this excellent series at bible class on how we communicate to family members. Amongst many other things, the series involved identifying our personal styles and reactions in times of conflict, and having a look at other historical examples in the bible. 1,304 more words

Looking Around And Looking Within

Whale Speak!

The short answer is: a lot of the time, humpbacks breach because they’re just itchy.  How else are they going to scratch that huge back? 234 more words

Animal Communication