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    Stick up

    May 4, 2012

    Thanks so much for all your sympathy over poor Child Two’s GCSE travails. As you now know, the school make the whole of Year 9 take one of their exams early. They are only 14, and it’s not even a subject that she would particularly want to take at 16. But there we are, it’s compulsory. You’d think, as they are so young, and the rule is that they have to do all the coursework for the exam in school,…

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    Calamity

    Arg! Why is it that disasters happen when I’d much rather not deal with them? They never come when I’m feeling fighting fit and at the top of my game. It’s always when I’m…

    April 18, 2012