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Archive for January 2019

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 […]

#Project365 week 4

Day 20: winter finally happened this week! I’d complained that I hadn’t seen many robins this winter then this one turned up in the garden for a while   Day 21: it took me ages to figure out what ‘black bread’ was but then I worked out it was chocolate spread Zach wanted!   Day […]


Hello and welcome to the #StayClassyMama linky. Well, 2019 seems well under way! I feel even busier than usual! How about you? Please have a read of the rules and make sure you have my badge on your post or page! Let your blogging friends know about the link up and encourage them to join […]

Diary of a vegan day 16-20

Time for an attempt at baking a cake! I tried out a chocolate orange cake using oil instead of egg and margarine/butter. The consistency was quite dense and it was quite like a madeira cake.   The flavour was good but there was a slightly unusual aftertaste. I happily ate it though and was pleased […]

Her Pretty Bones by Carla Kovach

  This is quite a hard hitting book, dealing with teenage runaways, homelessness and drugs. Gina Harte’s team investigate after a young woman is thrown or jumps from the back of a van. She is in a terrible state and dies before she can reveal what has happened to her. In her last moment of […]