Our 25 minute meeting with the school appeals panel went well, really well. I even impressed my husband by a) not crying, (I had about 3 seconds where I thought I might, then pulled myself back together) and b) by
Today, a panel of three old white men will decide if my 11-year-old daughter is clever enough to attend the selective, “top 20%” girls grammar school next fall, based upon the verbal appeal my husband and I have spent the
After weeks months of not keeping calm here in the expatrimummy household, the skies have brightened (literally and metaphorically), the sun has come out and it feels like summer. (75°F, people!! It’s a heatwave!) And finally, finally, some good news:
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54FKp4Ib4Kk&playnext=1&list=TL_kUJTrXWisM]… here’s Prince Charles presenting the weather.
Way back on April 6th, the British government announced a hosepipe ban for most of the south of England. “Hosepipe” meaning garden hose, and “ban” meaning no washing your car, watering your garden, etc, after two dry winters in a
Today was election day, strictly local, no major national government changeovers in the works. It was easy for me not to pay much attention, since I’m not a citizen and can’t vote, but get this, all you Americans who are