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Archive for April 2019

The Silver Ladies of Penny Lane, by Dee MacDonald

  The Silver Ladies are Tess and Orla, best friends who both want to lose some weight and find love. This book was a real breath of fresh air and really made me question why there are not more books with mature characters: are we uncomfortable withh the idea of sex for the over 60s? […]

#StayClassyMama 28

Hello and welcome to the #StayClassyMama linky. How was your Easter holiday and have you settled back into the school routine yet? 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 […]

Toddler versus teenager: which is easier to cope with?!

I now have a threenager (hi Zach!) A complicated whirlwind of emotions…     I remember when Matthew was a toddler, and I had a newborn Anya, my neighbour with teenaged children came around and said she didn’t envy me as the toddler years are the hardest which REALLY surprised me. This week I have been […]

An epic battle ahead with Schleich’s Eldrador range

Schleich is a brand that my children are very familiar with due to the high quality details and the breadth of the ranges (Matthew in particular has loved their dinosaurs!) Now we have discovered an epic battle between the four worlds of Eldrador based on fire, water, stone and ice.   We were sent 4 […]

The Family Lie, by Jake Cross

Anna wakes at night to discover her daughter and husband missing. She believes they have both been taken but the police think her husband has snatched Josie. A text message seems to confirm this but Anna still isn’t convinced. Nick’s drugged body is found and when he regains consciousness he is devastated to learn of […]