We’re off!

This time tomorrow we’ll be in Ho Chi Minh city, sweltering 🙂

Not sure if we’ll have easy access to internet in HCM, but I should be able to update at least once a week.

Thank you to our lovely house sitters for taking care if the creatures while we are away.

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Squish has been pretty good about practicing piano, and earlier this year he perfected his first piece where each hand has a different job to do.

Yesterday, he played it for the camera 🙂

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Book bag!


Inigo’s school has below average literacy, and they are working hard to improve it. One of the initiatives is building a lending library of great children’s books that come with activities. They were going to put them in plastic bags, but I wondered out loud if they might look better in cool fabric, and was invited to have a go.

This is my “proof of concept” bag. The book is “We’re Going on a Bear Hunt”, and I have included a few games and activities I found on a homeschooling website – but no doubt the teachers will have something awesome worked out.

Now I just need to see if the teachers (and the kids) like it, and find a way to make about 30 more!