What has amazed me over the last few days is how quickly the superb and hitherto unforeseen collaboration between home educators has collapsed into argument and uncertainty. Badman and Balls must be rubbing their hands together with glee!
I admit to being one of the ones who impulsively blogged the notice to parliament and I still like it, but as others have pointed out, we do not know where it came from and now may not be the right time for it yet.
As the Minister says, we must make our own minds up.
I do not have my answer and I am stopping to pause and reflect, I have enough to do really composing my reply to that lovely letter from the DCSF. I may well wait to see what Lisa comes up with as I love her way of thinking and way with words.
I have not let go of the vision I have of this whole thing being dropped and intend to do everything I can to let the ptb see that it is really not worth their while.
And to cheer us all up, a new life.