Here’s the thing. Back in early March, we went on a skiing holiday. Well, Eadred and the girls skied, whilst I wept at the top of the slopes. Anyway, we were à la montagne, and I provided enough of a sideshow to […]
Yes, it is a little daunting. But I was so proud to see them going off as independent people. I guess I feel we’re going our job ok if they are beginning to be able to spread their wings (safely – argh!). Thanks […]
Tee hee. Yes, it’s hard to be without them but we love the fact that they are developing independent relationships with the adults in their family. I think it helps them grow, and it certainly beats the centre […]
I think it’s very interesting that Canadians also have this idea about imposition… it’s nonsense really and it comes just as much from me as from anyone else, but still we have it.
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Last week I popped into the village to run a few errands. Well, it should have been a pop, but in the event it was more of a crawl. My own children still at school, I had forgotten that many French private schools […]
I agree that this is a complicated landscape. My point is that it is stupid that the self-employed should pay proportionally more per head than the employed and, I guess, by extension, that working people who are […]
Precisely. The inability to call a tax a tax is quite astonishing. And yes, I am also paying several times over for my healthcare – via Eadred and via regular employment… And I am perfectly happy to pay a […]
That’s it: I want to pay my share, and I am happy that we should pay more as a family if we earn more. However, paying more just because I am self-employed is really rather frustrating. And we can afford it, […]