Category Archives: Family Matters

Christmas and 14th Birthday Catchup

Fantastic Christmas, with lots of craft-y stuff done throughout December. We’d missed out on doing much craft over the last couple of years, as Emily had gone off doing it, but she was keen this year and it was fun … Continue reading

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Happy to Report

…that normal service is being resumed. On the eve of my 41st birthday, things are going pretty well. Book’s due out soon, Emily’s happy, Jon’s happy, home ed is going swimmingly, future plans are shaping up nicely. Easy to forget … Continue reading

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Bathing Blue and Catching Up

[Bumper set of blog posts today, while I’ve got time!] Apart from the misery of Emily being so poorly, we have been doing bits and bobs over the last few weeks. Just before the weather turned sour again, and before … Continue reading

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Mystery Diagnosis :(

Emily’s been very poorly for the last three weeks, which has somewhat taken away from both my desire and my time to blog. We’re still here, still home educating and still refusing to let jumped up council officials get away … Continue reading

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But If You’ve Got Nothing To Hide…

Since I decided back in April to take a stand against Lincolnshire County Council’s home education power grab, I’ve had a depressing number of people shake their heads in bemusement at me or at Jon, online or in real life, … Continue reading

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Protected: The Inadequacies of Mr Anonymous

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No Longer Wobbling

Right then, that’s that sorted out. We’re no longer wobbling on the home education front and have decided that Emily definitely will not be doing GCSEs. We’re starting to get a lot more “work” done, and there has been quite … Continue reading

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