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Space Boats, Vespas, and Plenty of Water

Whether we’re off to spot horses or ants, my boys are thrilled. They can’t wait to get out of the flat, always bursting with energy and curiosity. Usually, they can’t even contain their excitement long enough for me to get their clothes on, and it takes forever. The Finnish word for an ant is complicated, […]



I woke up to the faint scuffle of tiny, tiny feet and walked over to the kitchen to investigate. What’s going on here? Nothing much, said the policeman. Absolutely nothing, said the hedgehog. Go back to sleep, said the ducks.