Éowyn’s Ninth Birthday

Less than three weeks after Amélie celebrated her seventh birthday our eldest celebrated her ninth!  Yes, nine!  Éowyn has now entered the realms of ‘middle childhood’.  Not as dramatic as it could sound and certainly not as dramatic as the stages to come.  Middle childhood is that flux state betwixt child and young adult, before puberty and teenage hormones take over and that is most defnitely an apt description of our eldest at the moment.
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Amélie’s Seventh Birthday

No prizes for guessing the subject of this write-up!  Yes, as the trees don their autumnal gowns and nights really begin to draw in (I know that they start drawing in from June but you really begin to notice it after the Southward equinox) our second-born celebrates her birthday. Read more

So, how are the Baguettes getting on at school?

I promised another couple of write-ups over the following week or so and I try to keep my promises.  Indeed, I thought it wise to attempt a September summary before the girls’ birthdays warrant pages of their own and I miss the opportunity, somewhat like the previous update.

So, if you think that the timeline of this website is as confusing as that of the TV series Rellik (topical!) then let me try and rectify this somewhat and join the dots and return us to the present day. Read more