…ships ahoy…

“Iceberg, straight ahead!” …and so began a century long fascination with the “unsinkable” ship. Would the Titanic have become part of collective consciousness, I wonder, if they weren’t quite so ostentatious in their claims? If it wasn’t supposedly unsinkable, would it have faded away like innumerable other wrecks? There was a whole lot going on in the decade or two […]

…advent, kid style…

How many countdowns is too many? Asking for a friend drowning in challenges and countdowns and who added a couple of kid countdowns to the list as well… We have done advent activity calendars for years. We’ve strung up envelopes, we’ve done a lucky dip box, we’ve had kid-made versions, last year we had a little drawer set. It’s fun […]

…DIVE into December…

For the final time for 2021, it’s goal setting time. If 2020 was the year that was 300 years long, 2021 was playing catch up and seemed to race by. These monthly mini goals have been super helpful in keeping me on track, even when things went a bit wonky out in the wider world over winter. It’s December! Pass […]