‘I suppose it is because nearly all children go to school nowadays, and have things arranged for them, that they seem so forlornly unable to produce their own ideas.’

Agatha Christie

Anna Dusseau | Another Manic Monday? Take Control Now! | 9th March

Happy Monday, homeschoolers! It’s the start of a new week; celebrities in surgical masks are already being snapped on their way to the gym and the PM is looking bleary-eyed after another night of emergency meetings and, one can only suppose, locating bottles of Gaviscon for his fiery-haired baby mama. And what does your Monday look like? Continue reading..

Anna Dusseau | Heigh-Ho It’s Home From Work We Go: Rules for Remote Working with Happy and Grumpy | 17th March

I still get the words wrong to this. It just seems like the lyrics should be ‘it’s off to work we go’, am I right? I mean okay, 1930s Disney-lovers, I get that it doesn’t work so well with the story line, but in terms of the iambic rhythm, I just feel like ‘off to work’ is the natural thing to say here. My daughter, who has always been a stickler for lyrics, will still eye me carefully at the diamond-clinking start of this song when – I swear to you – every single time I enthusiastically break into: ‘Heigh ho, heigh ho, it’s off to..wait, no!’ Continue reading..

Anna Dusseau | The Guru’s Cheat Sheet: How to Make Living on One Salary Look Easy | 20th July

Waiting to be published. Nearly there, promise.. ; )

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