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Is Unschooling For Us?

One of the first terms I encountered when I seriously started researching homeschooling was “unschooling”. I admit that my initial thoughts were along the lines of… 312 more words

Shaping Hearts

Ramsgate - homeward

Driving on a Sunday makes me wish for digital radio in the car so I can listen to 6 Music. Radio 2’s not good at all so I tend to overlook Johnnie Walker’s Sounds of the 70s. 90 more words


Bovine Ska and Rocksteady 12/31/2014: A Show of Firsts!

To celebrate the arrival of the first day of 2015, this past week’s Bovine Ska and Rocksteady featured the first recordings from some of Jamaica’s greatest artists. 165 more words


Crucial Selections from The 'A Love I Can Feel' Rhythm

This is another listener suggested mix specially prepared for the reggae lover podcast.

The ‘A Love I Can Feel‘ rhythm was first released on a vocal by… 350 more words


The Pokey Little Puppy Meets a Mockingbird

We started reading to my daughter right from the very beginning.  Whether it was a child’s book or reading out loud parts of a book I was reading…she was always surrounded by books, words, language, melody and verse.   340 more words

Books I Read in November 2014

• To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee — I thought this book was very well-written. Given the subject matter, it could easily have become sentimental, but didn’t. 809 more words


Reflecting on John Holt's "What Do I Do Monday?"

I finally finished the first book in my four book goal set for the fall….I’m a slow reader and this one took me a particularly long while to chew through. 300 more words