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Family Storytelling

Summer Flashback: The Day I Had Some Me Time

I’d forgotten how much I used to like Sophie Ellis-Bextor until I heard her tune at a Zara’s kids’ department. And if this ain’t love, why does it feel so good? I was sublty jamming along, singing the song to myself in a very low voice, when I noticed another mum my age stroll-dancing and […]

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Life Storytelling

Finally Useful

I’m reading a Richard Scarry book to my kids and the story is set in Paris. There’s a drawing of a poster pole: one poster simply says, “Le crayon est sur la table.” This makes me smile, both inwards and out. Why? This was exactly the kind of thing that school books were filled with […]