The perfect teen bedroom needs to have room for books, clothes, and other miscellaneous detritus that teens like to hoard. Continue Reading
I can still recall reciting Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18 out loud when I was 8. Even at that tender age, I was affected by the cadence of repeating the words “shall I compare thee to a summer’s day”; it had a strange meditative quality.
Some poems have that effect. Continue Reading
I’m back blogging! All thanks to a podcast called Unthinkable. Continue Reading
The countdown to Christmas has begun. “40 days left, Mum,” said the kids on Saturday. Where did the year go? The kids wrote their letters to Father Christmas a few weeks ago. No. 1 helped No.2 write hers. Her handwriting was… Continue Reading