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    A funny thing happened on the way to the forum ….

    March 1, 2010

    So Child Two came home on Friday and made an announcement which nearly caused me to vomit. ‘I have to make a model of the Forum in Rome.’ As if this was not bad enough, she then added: ‘And I have to make it out of matchsticks.’ It took all my strength not to propose a joint suicide pact. But, over the ringing in my ears, I could just about hear a little voice suggesting  that this would, perhaps, not…

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