Good Luck To You!

Are you feeling lucky? The place where I grew up as a child was not far from a meadow full of clovers. I remember always searching for one for luck but found it only on rare occasions. Not that surprising, really, given that apparently a chance of finding one is …

Don’t Let It Be All About Work

Sun has come out and it has finally got much warmer. It  was time to take a break from work and go to the park again. Yes, I know, parks are an ‘all-year-round’ and ‘all-weather’ type of places, but… I really was not created to enjoy damp and grey weather. …

I’ve Been Quiet For A While…

I have just realised it’s been very quiet on my blog over the past two months – I feel really bad about neglecting it! …

A Little Bit of Maths Help

It’s going to be a bit of a cheat, this post. Probably the shortest one I’ve ever written, but my mind is so …

Beware Of 11+ Burnout

It seems we have hit a bit of a wall with our 11+ exams preparations. All was going well until May – …

Grammar Schools Clock Is Ticking

Yes, it’s yet another 11+ post. You see, once we’ve decided to go down the ‘let’s try to get our child into a grammar school’ route, it has …

It Can’t Be June Already…

It can’t be June already, can it? Well, technically speaking, it is still May as I write it, but let’s not fuss …

I Need A Holiday

Yes, that’s right – I am in a desperate need of a holiday. I am not necessarily talking about going somewhere sunny and …