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#Project52 2024 week 24

Well it has been another manic week! I have been leaving the house before 7.30 for cat feeding and then invigilating exams until gone 4 each day. I feel like I have hardly been home 🙁 but at least I have been greeted by some rosy blooms to cheer me up! The weekend was not […]

#Project52 2024 week 23

Half term! Sadly it didn’t start too well and, as anticipated in last week’s post, poor Phyllis had to be put to sleep. We cancelled our trip to the Natural HIstory Museum as we were all feeling so low. But we rallied to celebrate Matthew’s 14th birthday with Clip and Climb with his siblings and […]

Saying a final goodbye to a pet and helping children with grief

We have had a bereavement this week and our hearts are broken. Two months ago, a local rescue reached out looking for a loving retirement home for some elderly guinea pigs. Sadly but perhaps understandably, wannabe owners want babies or younger animals so Phyllis and Mabel and other ‘old ladies’ had been left in the […]

#Project52 2024 week 14

I have been incredibly proud this week. Zach has been battling a cold and has been exhausted but soldiered on. Matthew went to Southampton to represent his school in a science and computing event. Anya won an award for working hard to prepare for her SATs. And now we have reached the weekend and the […]

#Project52 2024 week 11

A bit of an emotional week. Anya has been tired after her residential trip and it has made her think about growing up and leaving home (not yet, love!). It was the final Beavers’ mum cook out and Zach only has 2 week left until he moves up to Cubs. Beavers has been fab for […]