This September Nin would’ve started school and didn’t. Whilst I’ve known that she would be home-educated from before she was born, it still feels strange not to send a child to school in the first place (having deregistered my older two to home-ed).
I’ve been busy finishing off the October edition of the Education Otherwise Newsletter and doing quite a bit of knitting which I will take a photo of – balaclavas (I’ve also written up a basic pattern to type up), plus I’ve started a knitted dress for Nin (again my own design).
We *did* make blackberry jelly after going blackberry picking:
It tastes wonderful! So fruity 🙂
We made two pound jars of jelly and it set really well (sometimes I have a bit of difficulty on the setting front). We’re steadily working our way through it now.
I had planned to go and pick more, but the weather has been so wet and windy recently there hasn’t really been the opportunity.
Instead we’ve done some baking: