Monthly Archives: September 2011


We went to Istanbul last week for five days with no children. (That, frankly, is worthy of a sub-heading). We nearly didn’t go because we thought our darling lovely friend Evelyn (who was the babysitter) was having a heart attack. … Continue reading

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A rainy Sunday excursion

Last Sunday I forced us all to get into the car and drive to castle. As you do, when it is the last weekend of the Longest School Holidays In History and it is raining and you cannot face more … Continue reading

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