Snow, rain, more snow, no snow, so much weather talk. Work, teamwork, housework, homework. Stress in myriad forms. GSCE revision, bullying, parenting, ageing. Considering the reality of impending menopause and what that means, questioning mental acuity; keeping emotions in check;
I’ve been 45 for a little while now. Long enough to fully digest the fact. Not long enough to accept that I’m staring into the abyss that is my late forties and beyond, and all that entails. I had planned
How did I get to this age without ever visiting Barcelona? That was my prevailing thought during our three-day stay. I love Barcelona; properly love it in the way you love a thing that you know immediately to be flawed
I really must start to do this more often. If nothing else to save myself the 15 minutes resetting my password every time I try and log in. Earlier this week I felt inspired to write, even had one of
I don’t sleep. Or rather I don’t sleep much. Last night it was definitely after 4am before the sleep fairy came a’calling and it’s been a while since I dropped off before 2am. Needless to say, I’m knackered. I look
So, ‘Something For The Weekend’ – what’s that all about then? Seeing it for the first time at the weekend – finger, pulse? *ahem* – I really didn’t know what to make of it. We have Tim Lovejoy being Tim
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
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.
Theories often abound that we are a nation obsessed with cleaning, that if we just relaxed a little then childhood asthma, eczema, allergies and the like would all just fade away back to pre-war levels.
This morning the 5yo gouged the face of the 4yo. Luckily we’d recently cut off all her nails so all she left were red marks that quickly faded. An hour later, en route to that there London, the 4yo retaliated,