Photo of the Week 16 / A New Craze?

Photo of the Week 16 / A New Craze?

A new sign went up not so long ago ‘Family Golf Course Opening Spring 2015‘. We scoffed a little, thinking there was no way on earth that the promised new golf course would be open in time for the school holidays – there was no evidence of any work...
One Day

One Day

Dear Mum with young children, I’ve seen you, wrestling your pre-schooler off the swing at the park, trying to explain that he does not have exclusive rights and that there is in fact a number of children waiting their turn. I remember it well. I’ve seen...
Surprise! Three Years and I’m Still here….

Surprise! Three Years and I’m Still here….

Well whad’ya know? Last week this little piece of cyberspace celebrated its third birthday *blows out candles*. If you’ve ever taken up a hobby that you simply adore, then you will understand when I say that I cannot remember life before this blog. Like...
Photo of the Week 15 / And Breathe

Photo of the Week 15 / And Breathe

We were invited to look round our local Dogs Trust centre this week. It was a visit that I had put off all term because our lives were just beyond busy and I couldn’t see how we were ever going to fit it into our usual hectic weekend schedule. Let me just tell...
Sugar and Spice

Sugar and Spice

Growing up, I always imagined that I would one day be a mother. My passion for dolls knew no bounds and my request for ‘a bald one that looks like a real life baby’ was granted at the age of 7. In fact *whispers*, I still played with them well into double...
From Yummy to Slummy?

From Yummy to Slummy?

It’s Monday morning and the alarm goes off at some ungodly hour. The clock says 6.45am but we all know it’s really 5.45am due to this ridiculous invention called Daylight Saving. My legs feel like I’ve been training for the next World’s...