Posts tagged Narnia

Lambs, woodcarvers, kings and ringbearers: Exploring Advent as a family.

As Advent is coming up again, it is time for the Chatfield family to dig out the copy of Jostein Gaarder’s “The Christmas Mystery.” With 24 chapters, it is written to be read from 1st December until Christmas Eve. There are two stories, which weave together over the course of the book, one about a […]

Thinking about freedom.

A few years ago, Neil started reading stories out loud, on the walk to school. I now do most of these walks and have taken over the reading tradition. This week I began reading ‘Pippi Longstocking’ and several things struck me. Firstly, Pippi is fun and she is fun because she is slightly mad and […]