school run

Back off

I’m not really a very demanding person. I just want a lovely, comfortable home, at exactly the right temperature (not too hot, not too cold), well-behaved, quiet and studious children, delicious meals (preferably not ALL prepared by me) and a life of uneventful, untroubled ease.¬†It’s not much to ask, is it? I’m not cut out …

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On their bikes

There’s uproar in Dulwich this morning after the Sunday Times report yesterday on the¬†parents who allow their children, aged 8 and 5, to cycle to school unaccompanied every morning, on a mile-long route, crossing a main road with the help of a lollipop lady or other parents. I’ve used the word ‘allow’ – but is …

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