In Germany, we have a lovely tradition for starting school - kids get a large, cardboard cone called a "Schultüte", filled with school supplies, little gifts and treats. When my youngest started school last year, he wanted to share this

We're half way through our summer holidays already here in Edinburgh and starting to think about the new term head. As mentioned before, my youngest will be starting Primary 1, something that is celebrated big style in German tradition. Three

Apologies for the silence on the blog this past week, but we have been gearing up for the big day - Einschulung! If you missed my previous post, this is what the school enrolment is called here in Germany, and it's