Family

Batten down the hatches, it’s half term.

Let me start by saying that I love my children but the prospect of spending a week with them is slightly unnerving. I am not a natural "let's go outdoors" kinda gal, preferring to hibernate with a good book in front of the fire, especially if it's wet outside. OK, I know that it's a… Continue reading Batten down the hatches, it’s half term.

Animals

In which I’m left a little present.

So imagine the scene… It's Sunday morning and I’ve just woken up and while lying there, coming to terms with the imminent brightness from opening my eyes, I suddenly remember that a) I’ve left the cats in the kitchen overnight  and b) I’ve left my school bag AND handbag in there.  Cue cartoon-like getting up.… Continue reading In which I’m left a little present.

Family

In which I decide to resurrect my alter ego.

Every now and then, stuff happens that makes you think and take stock of your life.  It can also happen twice, especially if you were never really convinced you managed to get it right the first time.  I personally think I have a predisposition to regularly question my choices and hopefully, I come out the… Continue reading In which I decide to resurrect my alter ego.