A Puppy is For Life……

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We made it! Term has ended; we survived to the end of the academic year. There were many days and weeks along the way when we thought we wouldn’t and only sheer bloody-mindedness has kept us here at times. Looking back, we continually ask ourselves if we were right to stay and the answer is surprisingly yes. It was absolutely the right thing to stay in the Dominican Republic and on balance it was the right thing to stay at the school. If we hadn’t had the children it would have been a different story with a different ending. But by Christmas the children had settled at school, they had made friends and they had started to learn Spanish. These were our three goals for them and our needs and goals were very much incidental to theirs. [Read more…]