The birthdays were both deemed successful; the camping, fun.
Eurostar and the TGV to Lyon were brilliant. We had a busy trip, eating too well and all managing to speak a little French: it’s amazing what you can manage if everyone has to order their own food or go without.
Eldest got nine A* and an A.
My trainee teacher has started work.
My girls have gone back to school.
I AM ALONE IN THE HOUSE.
I may take the day off; eat chocolate with a good book; think in the sewing room; play in the garden… or perhaps just take delivery from Sainsbury, do the washing, tidy the sitting-room and catch up on what’s been going on on the blogosphere, all while listening to Radio 4 with no chance of anyone turning it off.