Language

I speak proper – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

These little beauties seemingly flower earlier every year. When we first moved here the snowdrops flowered mid February. These guys flowered mid March and the Daffodils arrived during April. I guess my Dad would have said something like ‘blimey I’ve only just planted me Goosegogs‘. Goosegogs is Yorkshire for Gooseberries. Once a week we have school bagmageddon. Poor bairn (kid) is packed off lugging (carrying) two bursting at the seams bags. I wish someone would invent a Dr Who Tardis…

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More rain – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

And still it rains. And rains. And rains. And still it rains at school. French Homework is to complete a crossword. A French Crossword. Marks will be deducted for incorrect spellings. Dad I can’t even do a crossword in English never mind French. I can remember the sounds but I can’t spell the words. The Teacher knows this but just says I have to try harder. And we have more… Drama Homework is to complete an acting related Word Search…

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International Day of Multilingualism 27th of March #multilingualisnormal – Parents Article

Are you multilingual? If you speak more than one language or dialect, then the answer to that question is YES and this makes you part of a majority people in the world who can communicate in multiple languages and/or dialects. #multilingualisnormal As there are so many of us, shouldn’t there be a day when we can all together celebrate being multilingual? Of course there should be! This is the reason I have joined a group of language enthusiasts  in campaigning…

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Enough With The Outrage – Fix Immigration! – Single Dad, Parents Article

As the “OMG he called 3rd world countries shitholes!” debacle rages on, I can’t help but feel like we are wasting valuable time that could be better used to negotiate an immigration deal. Or I don’t know…maybe even figure out how to prevent a government shutdown next week? But alas, that is not how we do things these days. If there’s anything negative to say about Trump, that’s what everyone is going to focus on. But hey, in case you…

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