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As a few of you know, last month I began a new book project using the Patreon site. I’m publishing the first (official) drafts of my novel set in Bangladesh – ‘The Pukur’ – one chapter per month to subscribers (actually, you get two, shorter, chapters for each of the first two months). Subscription starts […]
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Tag Archives: home education
So a quick update here on how the homeschool adventure is going on. Socialising is going well. We’re getting on well together, both kids have friends coming round to study or hang out. Both are going to the local Army … Continue reading
Remember I said that Thing II was reconsidering his choice to go to school come this September? Guess what? Yep, I need to change the title of this particular series. The git has decided he will do homeschooling instead. It … Continue reading
No soon have I begun this series of blog posts than I might have to alter the titles as Thing II, having decided traditional state schooling is for him, has changed his mind and is now not so sure! We’ve … Continue reading
As I thought she would, my Thing I has posted on her blog about her perspective on our first week or so of homeschooling. “This week was my first full week of homeschool. It’s quite overwhelming to think about the fact … Continue reading
So it’s finally happened. I’m now officially a homeschooling dad. After the emotional turmoil of the last few months with my children’s school closing down amid great controversy and, quite honestly, disgusting lack of care and communication for those the … Continue reading