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  • Learning for myself and the kids

    Yesterday, after promising it to her for six months, I finally took La Serpiente to the Decathlon superstore and bought her a real bike, with pedals and brakes and everything. But without stabilisers, despite the security guard outside the shop telling me she needed them, because if there’s one thing that holds you back from […]

  • Now I am 16

    I couldn’t sleep last night, my brain buzzing with ideas, and my throat sticky with phlegm, so I lay on the sofa and read the rest of a Walter Jon Williams book and then passed out, to be woken by my children this morning. This didn’t bode well for this evening’s climbing session. Today I […]

  • Sammy and the Pecan Pie

    Sammy and the Pecan Pie

    Seven Habits of Highly Effective People had such effective sales that they launched a children’s edition, 7 Habits of Happy Kids, on the back of it. When I saw the fourth part of this on the shelf in the Toa Payoh Public Library, I figured it was time to upgrade my kids.