The Annual Camping Trip

The Annual Camping Trip

I’m not a camper. Not in the true sense of the word anyway. These suspicions were confirmed when I joined The Boy on his Cub camp a couple of years ago. Let’s just say that hair straighteners weren’t exactly on the kit list and a distinct lack of...
Photo of the Week 21 / Peace and Quiet?

Photo of the Week 21 / Peace and Quiet?

This was my view on Friday morning, before I ventured to work. Looks idyllic doesn’t it? A beautiful rhododendron explosion, offering a slice of peace before the busyness of the day takes over. Well that was the plan, anyway. Unfortunately ‘It’ had...
Do We Really Hate Mother-In-Laws?

Do We Really Hate Mother-In-Laws?

Let’s start with a confession: I have a cleaner. Now that’s out in the open, we can continue….. My cleaners come once a week; they come as a pair. I’m not sure if they spend more time drinking coffee and chatting than mopping the floor...
My Two Penneth

My Two Penneth

Like most places in life, the blogging world is not without its dramas. Most of these little episodes pass me by to be honest, but on occasion, something is brought to my attention and I can’t resist adding my two penneth. I know I’m late to the party on...
Flip Flops Are A Go Go! / Review & Giveaway

Flip Flops Are A Go Go! / Review & Giveaway

Two years ago, I purchased my girls their first pair of Havaiana flip flops. I find it difficult to find anything that both of them like but these beauties were a hit. Havaianas just somehow go with everything and are both fashionable and affordable. I’m not...
Photo of the Week 20 / A Learning Curve

Photo of the Week 20 / A Learning Curve

You will have noticed by now, that at the end of every seven days, I publish one photograph that is my favourite from the past week. Well this week’s capture would be better described as ‘The Only Photo of the Week’ because quite frankly I’ve...
Taming The Beast

Taming The Beast

I didn’t really know what to expect before becoming a mother. You might have read last week’s post, disclosing my fears of not being a good parent, that the baby might not even like me. It all seems rather silly now, but these are legitimate questions that...