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Cantering Along

Yes, it’s another “oh, haven’t posted for months, will have to bore everyone with what we’ve been doing” post. The art of regular blogging seems to have deserted me once and for all. No matter. We’ve done stuff. Lots of … 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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I Offer In Evidence

Having managed to not post anything here since Easter except rants about the local authority, I’ve finally found half an hour to breathe and to recap. All I need to do now is to remember what we’ve actually been doing….. … Continue reading

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A New “Term”

A new year, a new attitude, a new work planning board (as in paying work, not home ed – although I could do with a board like this for home ed too!) Managed to get back to work properly this … Continue reading

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Windscreen Wipers!

This is Emily and Gramps’ windscreen wiper project, built from scratch with meccano and then programmed 🙂 It has on/off, intermittent with adjustable speed, and a wash/wipe function – the green light lights up to show screenwash going on, and … Continue reading

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December Doings

I haven’t forgotten about this blog….it’s just been extremely hectic and there’s been no time to post! And here we are, nearly Christmas already. *slaps wrists* It’s been a funny old month, filled with Blue, Blue and more Blue, lately … Continue reading

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Calculatingly Vintage

Last Monday with Gramps Emily covered a pot pourri of maths-tech-sciency-vintage things. For starters, they looked at Napier’s Bones and learned how to use them for multiplication and division. Next (I think; I’m writing this from a summary Emily wrote … Continue reading

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