Monthly Archives: December 2013

  1. 2013 – a year of two halves


    December 30, 2013 by talkaboutyork

    I know that for many people, a new year is simply that. A new year. But I always like to …
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  2. The best laid plans…..(holiday challenge part 2)


    December 18, 2013 by talkaboutyork

    My Holiday Challenge plan is not going to plan. It appears that although children like to do what they want …
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  3. Day 1 of the holiday challenge: the results


    December 17, 2013 by talkaboutyork

    I thought I would report back after each day to see how we have fared in the Holiday Challenge. Today …
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  4. A holiday challenge


    December 16, 2013 by talkaboutyork

    Every holiday we go through the same thing. My children want to do nothing except stare at a screen. Or …
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  5. Go gently into the night, gentle man


    December 5, 2013 by talkaboutyork

    I was 15 when I first heard the name Nelson Mandela. It was 1988. That is just two years before …
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