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Harder than I thought.

When I first decided to create Dashlen’s Journey, I didn’t realise how difficult it was going to be to write 100+ words on what i was going through at the time. 80 more words

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I know I haven’t updated this blog in a long time, but our little lovebug started having seizures again this past November.  It was hard to see him go through it again, and we have been trying… 305 more words

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Dark 2 Dawn - A Bike Ride Through Black History

“Was your master a righteous man?”

“He owned negroes, how righteous could he be?”

History came alive in the early morning hours at Fort Snelling as the bike tour met Dred Scott, an enslaved man made famous by the Supreme Court decision bearing his name. 1,618 more words

Travels And Adventures

Home Education Essentials

In my last (and first!) post I briefly mentioned back to school essentials. This got me thinking about the ‘essentials’ for home education. I often see people ask “what do I need to teach my child at home?” “Is it expensive?” “What should I buy?” Well, annoyingly, there is no short answer to these questions. 1,608 more words

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Old habits die hard - what I've learnt about bad diet days

I’m sitting on the train back to Ely from a working day in London, and I have a splitting headache and a bit of a lower lip wobble going on. 506 more words

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Busting the Bubble

It’s not about pretty pictures in the sparkling Sea today. I have been speaking more to a friend lately who has been saving refugees in the Mediterranean for the past few years. 274 more words

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Okay. So here is the bad news: we haven’t quite come close to what we wanted to create. In fact, there hasn’t been any “us”. After some searching on Hanoi’s market in the business and encountering very bureaucratic process on how to operate a homestay in Hanoi, we gave up. 275 more words

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