So we’re currently on holiday and I have to say, it’s been pretty fab so far.  The weather is incredible, I’m in a part of the world that can only be described as Alice-Heaven and everything at home is running smoothly.   It’s pretty strange not having Jude here. Really strange actually. But I’m so pleased […]

Love Millie

  I was contacted a few weeks ago by a lovely lady asking if I’d like some personalised t shirts for the children. Weirdly, I’d actually seen her website that same week and had spent ages testing out all the options for t shirt design using the online customising tools, so I was really excited […]

Ironies of life

    Not wanting to sound too Alanis Morissette-esque but I was thinking about some of life’s great ironic situations and was hoping you’d be able to add to my initial, Jude specific suggestion.   So you know I’m currently pursuing a weekly residential school place for Jude because a) the consistency would be best […]

    I’ve been working on something fab for a while now but wanted to show you in advance before it properly comes to a head in August…   I wrote a book! It’s not a long book, more like a tester, a waving hand at the world in an attempt to show people that […]

I was going to write something about a totally unimportant issue but following the news in Manchester, I feel I need to express my views.   I was in Manchester two days ago for a blogging conference and had an absolutely amazing time. Obviously, it was a very serious event with lots of speakers (chatting), […]

Emmeline

  I’ve had an incredibly heavy day thanks to a meeting at Jude’s school this morning with the SEN Officer and my Social Worker plus a few school members of staff. I was dreading it, I felt sick all night and this morning I couldn’t eat anything as I was so so so nervous.  I’ll tell […]

Over on Instagram last week, I displayed an image of a beautiful dress that I was sent from a lovely lady who hand-makes clothes using ethically produced and individually sourced materials. It made me realise how many small companies are out there, working morally and creating unique pieces that could literally wipe the floor with […]