Autumn is finally here and it feels like party season, not least because it's just been my birthday. I thought I'd post a quick blog about the 50DT parties, which are probably unlike any birthday party your child has been to before. For starters, we're outdoors, whatever the weather (although I have been known to take pity on parents and shunt a party earlier or later to avoid monsoons) and children children are encouraged to turn up in their oldest, least glittery outfits.
There aren't many downsides to running 50DT camp, but one of them is the speed at which each day whizzes by, and then how quickly the weeks go by and then the summer's over before you know it. This means that most of the fabulous dangerous ideas that Denise, Caitie and I come up with on our *ahem* planning meetings in the Horse and Groom don't actually happen. Luckily, I have my little 'Pondies' to practice on at school on a Wednesday afternoon; they are up for a bit of dang
I must have blinked and missed the summer... perhaps it's a symptom of getting older, but this, our fifth summer of Dangerous Things, seems to have passed by in a flash. Now I'm back at my desk, getting on with my 'real' work and a job I've been meaning to do for years - update the 50DT website and begin a blog for it. I can't promise it will be frequent (or even regular) but a start has been made. In the coming weeks I'll upload a few images and stories from our three Sum