I've been trying to think about the future I want, not just the future I don't want:
In my head I make a lot of impassioned speeches. In person, not so much, and I really need to change that and actually talk to my friends about this stuff. For all I know they are thinking it too, just no one wants to say it aloud and make it real, because then we'd … Continue reading School Strikes for Climate
One of my new years resolutions was to only order vegetarian food in restaurants and to learn more vegetarian food recipes so I could cut down at home too. I lasted about 3 months ordering only vegetarian food at restaurants, then 3 months of ordering vegetarian/fish dishes and then after that I gave up and … Continue reading Trying (and failing) to cut down on meat
A Christmas present for my friends fiance, the cartoon version of him and their cats:
Kerry, one of the local community group leaders for the Brussels Childbirth Trust is sadly moving abroad. As part of her leaving present I drew her a cartoon of her and her family in the Grand Place: This is how most of our local coffee morning group meetings go. Rice crackers are indispensable.
Final holiday cartoon before I break into the political ramblings once more. This was mine and Sarah's trip to Albania in June. I hate flying now I live under a flight path and have realised how awful it is and Sarah doesn't travel well (she woke up at 4 or 5am every day that we … Continue reading Albania
My husband commented while looking at our holiday photos: 'Wow, it looks like we were actually having fun'. The photo version of our holiday in Pagel (no tears or tantrums from any family member): And the more realistic cartoon version: Photo version of centerparcs holiday in Zandvoort: More realistic cartoon version:
I will not be sending my daughter to private school. Not because I can lay claim to any principles, or because on a more practical level I cannot afford to, or because I intend to join a bumfight to get into a good schools catchment area when we return to the UK, but because … Continue reading The old private school/state school debate in the modern age..