Month: November 2019

Kid’s Requests age 2 to 8

Kid’s Requests age 2 to 8

So this is where we’re going to park all the odd bits and bobs kid’s bring me to work on. Today…Ted fancies a bit of Crazy Frog – Axel F. Don’t worry Mum and Dad. You’re children will be fluent English speakers after this one! […]

Hello Hello Houten!

Hello Hello Houten!

In June 2019 Houten held a Cycling Festival and I was lucky enough to help promote that on our local radio station (which indeed…is a little like taking coals to Newcastle). My job was to talk about our journey to Houten as well as pick […]

Months of the Year

Months of the Year

The most easy-peasy-Miss-M’geezy way to learn your months of the year. But don’t forget to give them CAPITAL LETTERS and spell them properly as well. February can be a tricky thing!    

Horses

Horses

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Gluren bij de Buren 2019

Gluren bij de Buren 2019

Wow! What a fantastic experience that was!! On the 6th of October 2019 Houten held an arts festival called ‘Gluren bij de buren’, which is a name taken from a Dutch expression meaning to ‘peek into your neighbor’s house’. So, fifty private homes opened their […]

A Better Day

A Better Day

When we’re teenagers, even for the kids who don’t notice it at the time, music seems to play a vital role in our developing psychological landscape. I have friends with no connections to music as adults but who’ll jump up at a party when something […]

Ghosts

Ghosts

The human condition seems to involve quite a bit of getting things wrong so that we learn how to do it right. And that can leave a bad taste in the mouth if the lessons were hard won. So, here’s my little country song about […]

Holiday

Holiday

So…how’s life? Bit busy? As in…too…!!!! It’s quite the trend. But why? What makes us the questing animal? Why are we always at least a little dissatisfied and why do we always push just that bit further? I mean, it’s great and I’m not complaining […]

Home

Home

A few years ago we were on a gorgeous holiday with family in friends in far-flung places and oddly, I found myself writing this song. I didn’t set out to write about the smells and tastes of the spaces we make, how fragile their balance […]