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The Minoan bulls

Our history lessons are shifting away from Egypt and the fertile crescent and into the Aegean Sea. We spent a morning looking at the ancient Minoans. The morning began with a deal of time looking at maps. The island strewn … Continue reading

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Take a few deep breaths

It was the end of a long day.  I had stayed up a bit later than I really meant to, and was just about to go to bed, when one of the boys suddenly woke up screaming and unable to … Continue reading

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The things we find

My dad was a cartographer.   A whole lot of my childhood drawings, right through into my teenage years, were drawn on the backs of maps. I love maps.  As a kid, in the days before GPS, I would always … Continue reading

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