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    April 24, 2013

    Sponsored post My eldest daughter absolutely loves her new school and, much to my relief, is really thriving there. The one thing that drives us both mad, though, is the dress code. She’s in the sixth form, but they don’t have to wear uniform – they are supposed to turn up each day in ‘interview wear’. This is absolutely fine for the boys. They can get a couple of suits, five shirts and even fewer ties, and they’re done for…

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    Back to school

    Here I am, bloodied but unbowed by another holiday ….. and realising that, as far as Child One goes, I don’t have all that many more to stagger through. Gone are the days when…

    April 16, 2012
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    10 things I have said since school started

    Ten things I have said since school started: 1. The first day is always the worst. You’ll be back in the swing of things tomorrow. 2. The second day is always the worst. You’ll…

    September 9, 2010
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    Back to school

    Sponsored post We came back from our many staycations (of which more in future episodes) to a satisfyingly huge parcel. It turned out to be from those delightful people at Tesco! As you see…

    September 1, 2010