In 1999, as Prince did his thing and everyone else was quaffing champagne and wondering if we were about to encounter a digital apocalypse, I was laid up suffering my own version of the Millenium Bug, replete with Aloe laden
Today is the (now) 6yo’s birthday. I will at some later date write about the relative nightmare that is a birthday over the Christmas period, but for today I am going to stick with cake, and then wine, and then
*holds gold envelope in hand, approaches podium* Ladies and Gentlemen, I’m happy to announce the winners of this fabulous giveaway are…. *pauses for slightly over-dramatic effect* This book goes to the lovely Superamazingmum *wild applause* Sugababes Perfume is going to
A little while ago now a group of us got to chatting about ‘stuff’. About how blogging could get really competitive at times and how it was easy to lose your sense of why. A few of us were already
This has been the week of the performing members of the family. Those who, unlike myself, like to stand up and be seen – obviously I’m the shy, retiring member of the family.
This has been a busy month and of course we’ve been thinking potential Christmas presents amongst other things. We’ve got two giveaways, in orange below – all you need to do to enter is leave a comment expressing your preference,
I often look at my children and wonder how their personalities came to be so completely different. Given the same set of choices, the same rules and parameters, they will come to three very different conclusions or points in time.
I’m feeling a little ranty today. This week I’ve read two local news stories that have got me all stirred up. Firstly the plans to turn libraries into charities, no doubt to be run by voluntary committees and lottery funded.
So it seems we’re headlong into the Christmas shopping period and I’m already way behind. Why can’t I be that woman who has all the Christmas shopping sorted by October and then just has to spend November and December weaving