Odette Elliott

15/06/2015

Jah settles in to his London Primary School

Recently I met someone who works as a virtual teacher with ‘Looked After’ and adopted children. Of course I already knew that ‘Looked After Children’ is […]
08/06/2015

Sam and Jah The first few days in their London schools.

  Image courtesy of Stuart Miles at FreeDigitalPhotos.net We moved at the end of the school summer holidays, so that the boys could start at the […]
01/06/2015

The family moves. The first night in London.

We have now lived in London for over thirty years, but I can still remember the day we moved in. We packed up our belongings in […]
18/05/2015

Jah’s “interview” at a local Primary School – Moving to North West London

There was a Church of England school at the end of our road in London where the new house was, but there were no places. In […]
04/05/2015

Bank Holiday Post – A moment for something Completely Different. Leisure activities.

Dear Readers. As you know, the theme of my blog is Adoption Reflections – Multiracial Family. Most of my life I wear a metaphorical “hat”, saying […]
27/04/2015

Final arrangements for Jah. Most plans completed before the move.

So. The forthcoming move to London seemed to suit Lucy and Anna, and Sam’s school place had been secured. I had to give in my notice […]
13/04/2015

Our three-page letter of appeal for Sam to attend the school of our choice. Sometimes parents get things right!

So now, to re-cap,  The church had bought  the house for us in London. D. and I thought that since it was near enough to the […]
06/04/2015

Random Reflections (not particularly adoption-related), And not very dramatic.

Fortunately I called my blog “Adoption Reflections” as well as “Multiracial family”. I think that allows me to indulge in sundry reflections now and again. I […]
23/03/2015

1983. The family is moving. Hunting for a house in London

The salary of Church ministers is not big enough for them to buy a house. Therefore, the Manse, as they call it, is owned by the […]