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A Hefty Fine, Traffic School and a Ton of Junk Mail

I’ve written about driving in Florida before, but I stopped short of expressing my opinion that some speed limits in Florida are too low. Dead straight, three lane carriageways flanked by vast grass verges with no pedestrians or residential buildings … Continue reading

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Taking the kids to Houston, TX

On telling polite inquirers that we were taking the kids to Houston for Thanksgiving, the reaction was consistently ‘Why?’ The top three factors in our decision were, in no particular order: I read something about a boardwalk resort the kids … Continue reading

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Education decisions: all that matters is that you do your best

In Epsom we were very lucky that we had a genuine choice about whether or not to privately educate.  We could afford fees (in the short term anyway) but we were also in the catchment area of at least two … Continue reading

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