What do you regret?

What do you regret?

My biggest childhood regret is that I never learned how to cartwheel properly. My legs never go straight over me and I end up in a heap at the end, as I don’t land on my feet again. Not that I’ve tried in years.¬†Why didn’t I learn to cartwheel? Lots...
Being child-led

Being child-led

This summer I want to try and do the activities that the children want to do – let them lead in choosing, and executing what we do each day. Or at least as much as I can. I have ideas, but I’m going to try not to push those. Ideally we want to have a mix...
Vakantiebieb

Vakantiebieb

Dutch public libraries have an annual offer, where for the months of July and August they provide a pre-defined list of ebooks freely available for all library members. These books are all in Dutch, but they cover a variety of age groups (from 4yo to adult) and a...
In search of a cream tea

In search of a cream tea

Our summer holiday this year was a whirlwind tour around the UK visiting family, seeing friends and cramming in some British culture. It was lovely to see those we did meet up with, though a shame not to catch all those we missed. We saw castles, houses, gardens, and...
Moestuin sucess

Moestuin sucess

Albert Heijn (the local supermarket – a bit like Sainsburys back in the UK) gave out moestuintjes earlier in the year. For each fifteen euros you spent you got a little pot with seeds in – a random one from twenty-four different types of plant in a...

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