Mud

Mud

Ever since I had children, in fact ever since we moved from London to the Kent Countryside and got a dog, the biggest feature of my life from October to March is mud.  Everywhere.  I become a hoovering lunatic, a shoe-cleaning fanatic, my washing machine has a...
Veg Box Stress

Veg Box Stress

I love the fact that whenever I think I’m being strange, bizarre or slightly unhinged, a chat with a friend over a cup of coffee usually confirms that the feeling is far from unique.  We all have quirks, but sharing the problems that we might be embarassed to...

Breakfast Time

Breakfast is a rushed affair in many households. I am usually too busy trying to get small people motivated to get out of the door in something other than their pajamas to find something to eat myself. However, I also find that eating something with the right amount...

Exceedingly good tweets

    So far, so good. It’s been an interesting first for us as my two eldest girls finished their school term a full two and a half weeks before the youngest and she was quite understandably not pleased about the whole situation. This meant the first couple of...
Cake Sale

Cake Sale

I have three primary-school-aged children and that means a huge amount of my time is spent making stuff for school. So far this year, i’ve made a woodland fairy costume from scratch, modified a yellow onesie and old house t-shirt into a Winnie the Pooh costume...
Books

Books

I’ve always wanted to write a book.  Trouble is, I seriously don’t have time at the moment.  I do think I could make time however, but I haven’t quite got my head round what sort of book it should be.  The bookshelves of every supermarket I see are...