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 […]

  I thought it would be interesting to highlight a few of the women in history that we rarely learn about as a child. When talking of famous inventors, scientists and pioneers it’s nearly always men we hear about at school – I find it sad that during my school years, I never heard one of […]

    I wrote a guest post for my lovely blogger friend Jenni from Chilling with Lucas. Inspired by an overheard conversation (I’m such an earwigger, aren’t I?!) where a mother told her young son that if he put his coat on, she would buy him the lollypop he’d been asking for. Why not just teach […]

Clumsiness

    I’m not sure why I’m exposing myself again so broadly following my personal weekly chip (and salad) admission. But here goes…Clumsiness.   I’m clumsy. As in, stupid clumsy. I’ll give you some examples:   Once, I was standing by the driver side of my car chatting over the roof to a friend who was getting […]