Feral007

Lighting the house up…without emptying your pockets.

Wow! I’m so over the electricity bills. And yet we don’t have the money to move over entirely to solar panels. We’re in an area where the temperatures are high and dry in summer – mid to occasional high 30’s and dry as. In winter, though…..-10C is normal, with occasional -14C. Whilst solar companies sweep […]

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What competing does for me?

I rather like to know that I’m up to standard at whatever I’m doing. I like to know that everyone is not kilometres ahead of me. Other than that, I’m just not a competitive person. I find competing with others all the time annoying. Depressing even. If I win hands down, then ok, I’m good […]

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What’s 6 Plus 5

Eleven?  Yes?   Thought so.   Once again we arrive at the end of year 11.   That’s 6 years of primary (and Kindergarten, or in our case 3 years of stage one, Montessori.)  Add 5 years of high school.   Long time.  Lots of Book Weeks.  Lots of Awards Ceremonies.  Lots of excursions. Lots […]

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#Say with me: Hatred and Nastiness has no place here.

I’m saddened by the news this morning of two hostages dying when the seige was ended this morning.   We don’t know who they were, or anything about their families.  Nor should we. That part is none of our business.  Let their families grieve in peace.   The people who were involved for 16 hours […]

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