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Wisdom of a (different) child … (part 7)

Irie is 18 months old, and she constantly has me in stitches, which means that she is always making me laugh. She is so funny. The little dances she does, the games she plays and more recently, the things she … Continue reading

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Wisdom of a child … (5)

These past few days have been absolutely gorgeous with clear blue skies, the sun shining down, and fresh cool breezes blowing through the trees, causing a few more leaves to flutter gently to the ground: I love this time of … Continue reading

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Wisdom of a child … part 4

A few weeks ago, as some of you will remember, I took the kids to the school summer beer garden party. My wife couldn’t come because Sunday is usually her busiest day at work. Around 8 o’clock Hugo told me … Continue reading

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Wisdom of a child … part 3

As I was taking my kids quickly to nursery this morning through the windy streets on the mamachari, breaking the law (again) in the process, a woman coming the other way nearly crashed into us. I told her to be … Continue reading

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Wisdom of a child … part 2

The other day, after returning from Okinawa, my wife and I had a small disagreement over some housework, the usual kind of thing that husbands and wives often argue about. It wasn’t a big deal, and was soon forgotten. However, … Continue reading

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Wisdom of a child … part 1

Woke up early today. Didn’t sleep well as usual. Actually, worse than usual – today was ‘undoukai‘ (sports day) at my kids’ hoykushyou (state nursery for working parents) and every year I get nervous. This year doubly nervous ‘cos I … Continue reading

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