Wowee, what a marathon!

I am just bushed. But glad to be here :-).

Term is over, and after 4 days of shindigs (whole school assembly, the enticingly entitled ‘Extravaganza’, section supper, final assembly, swimming gala, Year 3 leaving meet, prizegiving AND our leavers service) we are now on summer break. The last week was manic, but had some major high points – section supper was top, top banter, final assembly saw the first performance of our staff band (I had to sing lead on ‘I Say A Little Prayer’ in front of the whole Upper School AND all my colleagues – nerves aplenty, believe me!), and a really moving day yesterday as the Year 8s said farewell and headed off to their public schools (*sniff, blub*). They are going to do SO well. The Year 3s spoilt us with lovely pressies and adorable cards too, as is their wont, so we’ve had a wonderful time all round.

Last night was the staff ‘Curry and Far Too Much Booze’ get-together, which was top fun, and included an impromptu sing-/drum-/strum-/play-along. I have to say, dancing with two small people, singing ‘Dancing Queen’ with gusto and occasionally hitting a bongo was a strangely fitting end to this year!

This morning, I had a meeting for LASA, my summer job ( if you fancy a peek!), and am now sat in school emailing and preparing to take the last bunch of gifts home. The rest of the weekend will be phone calls, laundry, relaxing in the sun and packing – the first girls arrive Monday morning, so my LASA stint kicks off at 9 a.m….three manic weeks ahead, but some great experiences on the agenda.

How art thee, lovely folk?

Love, as always,

PS This time in a month I’ll be in Scotland! 🙂
PPS And I might have a car!! 🙂
PPPS And I’ll be about to go meet Caroline and Jeremy in Inverschneckie!!! 🙂

Huzzah for the summer months!


  1. Cheryl
    8th July 2007 / 9:21 pm

    I agree, huzzah for summer! Good luck getting the car:)

  2. Christielli
    8th July 2007 / 9:35 pm

    Happy Summer!!!!!!!

  3. daisies
    9th July 2007 / 1:51 am

    super huzzah for the summer months !!: )a few weeks and i’m off for the coast and i can’t wait!!you sound so happy, lots of love sweetie, xoxox

  4. Scott
    9th July 2007 / 1:36 pm

    Hey! Your cd was returned in the mail, can you confirm your address for me again and I will send it out tomorrow.Scott

  5. Oh great One
    9th July 2007 / 7:51 pm

    Curry and Far to much booze night. Wish I was a fly on that wall!Take care!

  6. Anonymous
    10th July 2007 / 2:09 am

    so glad you are okay, claire-bear. i just got caught up…-beeeeeeeee

    10th July 2007 / 10:54 am

    toppin by,,,,,,,,,,,, hey

  8. Miss Ash
    10th July 2007 / 3:49 pm

    Yay Scotland you lucky duck!!!

  9. Wiwille
    13th July 2007 / 2:24 pm

    Cmon we need a new post.

  10. Pink
    16th July 2007 / 3:47 pm

    Hi Claire,I’ve been a very bad blog pal and have been absent without leave. Hope you will forgive me.I’ve been using bloglines and subscribed so now I won’t miss a post!xxpinks

  11. Wiwille
    18th July 2007 / 8:21 pm

    Still awaiting another post.

  12. The Grunt
    19th July 2007 / 7:16 am

    Happy Summer back at ya with extra huzzahs!

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