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Cuckoo

I am driving home from work listening to local radio’s Conversations with Richard Fidler. It is one of those chatty programs you can switch on and immediately you’re engaged – like eaves dropping on a couple, deep in chat, seated next … Continue reading

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To Test or Not to Test

Testing. Who likes doing tests? To see how much you know. To see how much you don’t know. To stare down a bit of white paper and be confused and angered by a question that, to your eleven year old … Continue reading

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I’m Back

Don’t know if you even noticed but, over Easter, my site went down. No little chook house… It was a blank white page with the gobbly gook words Error Establishing Database in big black letters written across the top. Of … Continue reading

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Are Montessori kids weird?

When you write a blog and you check your statistics you can see how people ended up on your site. You can see a list of search engine terms readers put into Google to end up pecking thechookhouse floor. Like … Continue reading

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Going without tea….

Having almost completed Feb fast- a month without alcohol; I am wondering what else I could do without… Anger, frustration, voice raising. If I could have a serene household without the morning yelling; get your shoes on, brush your teeth, … Continue reading

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Old fashioned Ruler and Wafer Biscuit

  Because I don’t know what else to do…. Seeing the teacher this afternoon. Guts in a knot. Ate one biscuit. Wanted another. Stopped myself. Took a photo of it instead. Yesterday Jasper left his hat in his bag in … Continue reading

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When My Site Went White

When I tried to access my blog this morning the screen was white. As the driven snow. Not that I know that colour living in the dry hot earth of Perth. But it was. White. Blank. Zilch. No nothing. I felt … Continue reading

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Beauty on the cricket field.

Slips, gully, silly point, deep cover, extra cover, square leg, backward square leg, long on, deep fine leg, silly mid off and the list goes on. A mesmerising description of the lay of the land on the cricket field. Roll … Continue reading

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Perfect Spaces

We all crave the perfect space in which to work and create. Graham has a thing about the long view. He claims to need to view the distance to feel good about the space he works in. I think Alain … Continue reading

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Do you like stacking?

My friend Fiona sent me this cool site – if you’re into sorting and making order from disorder you’ll appreciate this jeanniejeannie – cool design blog   Bookmark on DeliciousDigg this postRecommend on Facebookshare via RedditShare with StumblersTweet about itSubscribe … Continue reading

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