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Unromantic newlyweds: why we won’t be celebrating Valentine’s Day

Chris and I have just had our 6 month wedding anniversary (I can’t believe it has been that long already!) and now days later it is Valentine’s Day. But we won’t be making any fuss. Cards and presents have already been snubbed. We have NEVER done them! Excuse my bluntness but they are mostly vomit […]

What REALLY happens on a school trip…

Last week I accompanied Anya and her year group on a school trip to Windsor Castle. It was great fun and I loved spending extra time with her and making memories together. I was a little disappointed as I has been on the equivalent trip with Matthew 3 years ago and we’d gone to Hampton […]

Vegan sausage rolls and a world that mocks plant eaters

Veganism seems to be a threatening concept. I have come to this conclusion based on the vitriol that has been spouted in the media over the last few months. I think the militancy and assumed superiority of some vegan activists has contributed to this. It causes a knee jerk reaction from the mainstream that is […]

The destruction of my childhood idol: bring back 1980s She-Ra!!!

I am a child of the 80s. I grew up with She-Ra and know many of the episodes inside out, word for word. I was hugely excited when my sister told me last weekend that Netflix had made a new series of the show and didn’t hesitate to start watching immediately.   It was almost […]

So call me, maybe..?

As you may have seen on my social media and #Project365 post, I have been struggling with positivity this week as we have had our phone, internet and TV connection broken. For weeks, our local area has been under siege by ‘essential gasworks’ by SGN. There have been lane closures, huge holes in the road […]