All Things Mandarin

Yesterday, I accompanied The Boy Child, 13 other pupils from Year 5and assorted staff members to a Mandarin Taster Session at a local school.It was huge fun!There were three sessions: language, art/culture and dance.A few boys were silly during the dance session, but that notwithstanding,all the children and adults enjoyed the afternoon very much.   

Month in Numbers | March

Did March turn out to be marvellous?Let's take a look:55: the number of minutes it took for the orthodontist to attach my braces. 330: the number of lengths I put in at the pool - the biggest total of the year so far.6: the number of separate donations made to either via freecycle or to a … Continue reading Month in Numbers | March

Secret London | The British Dental Association Museum

Tucked away behind the madness that is Oxford Streetis the tiny museum of the British Dental Association.Given that the Boy Child had a dental check-up on Tuesdayand I am into week three of braces wearing,the timing seemed perfect for a visit. See those real teeth? taken from dead soldiers on the battlefield at Waterloo.Gulp. Pre plaster casts and … Continue reading Secret London | The British Dental Association Museum