Toil and trouble; or cold and tired

It was a terrible night’s sleep because I couldn’t breath through my nose. Generally, the first thought is to ask whether this is the start of a cold or the flu. (And why is it A cold and THE flu, as if it’s any old cold but it’s the actual flu?) However, the reason couldContinue reading “Toil and trouble; or cold and tired”

By way of efficiency comes decline

There are a few more jigsaws on tables around the world than might normally be the case. Some people are rediscovering why they gave them up in the first place. Some people might be realising there’s more to this than meets the eye. Visual acuity is a term for clarity of vision. For clarity, weContinue reading “By way of efficiency comes decline”

Time to clean up the studio

My favourite day on Play School was Monday. In my child-like view, it was television at its best because Monday was Useful Box Day when the presenters pulled random objects from a large cane basket and made something with them. I can hear the creak of the lid as it opens. I’m showing my age.Continue reading “Time to clean up the studio”

End of another decade

It came as a surprise. ‘End of the decade’ he said. I hadn’t noticed. Turns out, it is December 2019, and next year will be 2020. Thinking in terms of decades is not something we do very often. Usually only once every 10 years. And a decade feels such a long period of time. I’veContinue reading “End of another decade”