The School of Music

I didn’t think we were a particularly musical family until I started writing this review and realised there’s actually quite a lot of music in our lives. While there’s no concert pianists among us, the twins adore singing in their school choir, dance twice a week and there was a recorder on their book list…

Not more candy canes!

It’s only just December, but it’s already started. The twins rushed out of their classroom LAST WEEK excitedly brandishing their first Christmas cards from friends – with candy canes popped into the envelopes as well. Don’t get me wrong, I love mint-flavoured treats and I really appreciate that kids and their parents are getting into…

Peter Pan

Like most six-year-olds, my little girls love fairies – Tinkerbell especially –  so I wanted to see what they thought of the original Peter Pan story. Of course, it was written so long ago, over a century in fact, in 1911, that all I could find at my local library was an adaptation. The version…