Light

Light

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last 4 days, you will be well aware that the clocks have gone back. Although I adore the opportunity to have an extra hour of sleep and to wake up to the sun streaming through the window of a morning, the turning of...
Harmless or Harmful?

Harmless or Harmful?

We’ve endured many TV obsessions in this house – Kipper, Max and Ruby, Horrid Henry, Come Outside, SpongeBob Squarepants – to name but a few.  I could see the appeal in all of them, even our friendly underwater sponge made me smile on occasion. But...
Manners Cost Nothing – Review of Postsnap

Manners Cost Nothing – Review of Postsnap

  From a very young age, I was taught the importance of manners. There was never a question over a thank you card being sent in response to a gift, it was all just part of the birthday process. As with most things, this has become so ingrained in me that my...
A Free Gift

A Free Gift

I learnt something new this week. Trust me, this doesn’t happen all that often. The main reason for the rarity, is my ridiculous habit of hurtling through life at such a pace, that the luxury of ‘thinking’ is not permitted. Sad but true. As Monday...
Now We Are Forty Three

Now We Are Forty Three

In case it’s slipped your notice, today is my birthday. I am 43. Not being one to shrink coyly into a corner when my birthday is mentioned, I thought you would like to know. Most people around me are well aware that I like a fuss and after 17 years, my...
The Week That Was / Project 365 no. 42

The Week That Was / Project 365 no. 42

This week’s set of pictures could be dedicated to The Teenager – somehow she seems to have dominated week 42! I’ll admit that I’ve struggled a bit with taking a decent shot per day. I’ve spent a lot of time at home nursing our poorly...
Put Your Cape Down

Put Your Cape Down

I’ve already mentioned (a squillion times) that this time of year is pretty full on for us. The majority of our birthdays fall within a 6 week period and although it’s only mid October the shops seem to think that Christmas is just around the corner. Throw...
Review: The Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington

Review: The Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington

Remember that I went to the swanky MAD Blog Awards ceremony last month? As if you could forget! Well I may not have won the award but I had the best night and I’ve kind of omitted to share that aspect. Firstly, I got to buy a new dress and for that I must thank...