Unfortunately remote schooling didn’t go so well for my teenagers. Being master procrastinators and having no internal motivation whatsoever, they have both fallen behind on their work. In fact, the one in Year 12, has just withdrawn from one of his subjects, because he couldn’t see his way to catching up. He is also behind […]
I’ve seen a few people post status updates on Facebook documenting what life is like under our current isolation restrictions and I thought I might do that same, but right here. The new normal seems so normal by now that I don’t give it a second thought on a daily basis, but one day I […]
It’s the Easter weekend and everything and everyone is quiet. My Facebook feed isn’t exploding with posts of people doing things and being out and about and generally having a BIG life, when all I can afford is a very small one. Living frugally has meant that our life as a family has become smaller […]
This is a classic Australian (?) recipe, I learnt back in Year 9 or 10. I’ve made some adjustments, which I hope makes it a hit in your home.
I’ve already mentioned that I’ve been wondering about the economic fallout of the current pandemic, but to be honest haven’t given it much thought, because our financial situation has been dire for quite some time. I can’t imagine it getting any worse, except if one of my sons were to leave home and leave me […]