Last night Hackney Colliery Band came to play at school. They were unbelievably good. Like life affirming-ly brilliant. They are a ten piece brass band that do their own tunes as well as other peoples’. Nope, I didn’t know you could make the trumpet do The Prodigy either. There were about 250 people in the … More Why Children Dance But Adults Don’t
Botched feminism, shoddy parenting, family life on a school farm…
We have had a busy week. On Monday we hosted a pumpkin carving for about 60 people (I’d expected 20). At the weekend a group of my bestest, oldest friends and their kids came to stay. Utter heaven, and of course, with five women, eleven kids and two dogs, pretty much constant chaos. So after … More Nope, there really is no rest for the wicked.
In the last few weeks Raff has cut his hair three times with the kitchen scissors (we finally decided to put them out of reach. Never let it be said we make snap decisions). He’s taken most of the skin off the middle of his face from falling off his bike whilst at a standstill. … More You’re a Hero. Fact.