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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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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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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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All Things New

February was a fantastic month. Lots of exciting things happening….. Emily had had fun getting to know a new friend, the same age as her, who we met on the gifted home ed forum and who lives pretty close by. … Continue reading

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Teenager!

Emily was 13 on the 2nd January πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ After a lovely New Year’s Eve (the picture of Emily in the green dress was NYE), I spent most of New Year’s Day, as ever, getting things ready for her birthday … Continue reading

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Yule and Christmas

Just about squeezed this post in to 2011! Had a lovely Yule and Christmas, after a hectic December. We had a candlelit supper outdoors on Yule, as has become our tradition, although unfortunately we couldn’t use the yule lanterns we … Continue reading

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