Whilst the Brexit strategy enters its formative weeks, it is clear that nothing much is going to happen over the summer months, which means that us Brits are probably stuck with a weak currency for the foreseeable future. It is estimated that the sudden and significant rise in the cost of holidaying abroad will lead up to 2.5 million more of us deciding to holiday at home this year. Which is not all doom and gloom, as our little island has so much to offer, much of it right on our doorsteps or just a short car ride away.
For those of you working in the independent school sector, you will already be enjoying your well-earned summer break, whilst those in the state sector will be keenly looking forward to yours. Time to recharge the batteries and reflect on the year’s triumphs and tribulations: hopefully many more of the former.
Following hot on the heels of the wettest ever April, we have now endured a June that delivered double the average rainfall and has now been officially declared the soggiest since records began in 1910.
“If the highest aim of the captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.”
One of the most common reasons why people move house is the need for more space. It could be that the family is growing in number, whether from the bottom up with a blossoming brood, or from the top down with elderly parents in need of a little of hands on TLC. Or perhaps the kids are just getting too big, both for their boots and the cosy confines of the current family home.