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Tamie Davis

Tamie Davis is an Aussie living in Tanzania, writing at meetjesusatuni.com.

Grieving a school change

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Elliot changed nursery schools recently. At first we were motivated pragmatically: because of our religious and cultural background, we would be unlikely to get him into the primary school we wanted (read: affordable without being an hour away from home) unless he was already in the nursery school. But then, […]

3 recent reads that have stayed with me

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I agree with Arthur that Charlotte Wood’s ‘The Natural Way of Things’ is enduring. Here are three other books I’ve read recently which have stayed with me. The Good People, Hannah Kent In mid-nineteenth century rural Ireland, Nora Leahy’s husband has died and she is left looking after their disabled grandson. […]

Callum’s birth story

This time last year I was a couple of days away from Callum’s due date. With his birthday coming up this month, I thought I’d mark it by writing up his birth story. If you don’t like details of labor and birth, this post is not for you, but I […]