Have you ever noticed how a tech gadget recharges faster if you don’t use it at the same time? Or software downloads in no time, if you’re not googling cookie recipes? A page loads in seconds, if you’re not flicking to other apps? It’s the same with us humans. We recharge so much quicker if we’re not multi-tasking. This week, I’ve done just that. Apart from an hour sending out emails, I’ve switched off work. Continue reading
A few years ago, Eldest made a viking long boat as part of her history homework. I blogged about it. Judging by the number of hits that post gets, I think this homework has been set by a lot of teachers around the UK. Half-term, it was middle daughter’s turn.
She was thrilled. She remembered watching her sister make the boat last time and wanted to join in. Continue reading
“1632*. Here lies the body of …..”
On the opposite side of the lane to Batcombe church, we were surprised to spot an old gravestone in the wall. We stood for a moment and pondered whether it really indicated the location of a body.
Given the context and it’s state, the verdict was that it was a good recycling project. Name has long since gone. No-one left to know for sure. I think it works well as part of a wall. Out of place. Adding interest that only such an oddity can do.
Joining in with Charly’s #AlphabetPhoto linky. I could have gone with “out of place” or “oddity”, but this week my O is for old. After all, a gravestone from 1632 is certainly old.
*Not sure if the date is 1632 or 1637, but the gravestone seems to date back to some time in the 1630s.