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Catching the jumpsuit trend at last!

I am not a dedicated follower of fashion. My mum wardrobe is basically jeans and t shirt for summer and jeans and jumper for winter. Last year I made more of an effort as the kids were older so snot, wee and poo were less likely to provide accessories (less likely, not impossible, thanks a […]

A crime to refuse vaccinations?

In the 1980s, author Roald Dahl reflected on the death of his daughter Olivia twenty years earlier. The open letter is quite devastating but the line that remains in my mind is : ‘It really is almost a crime to allow your child to go unimmunised’. It got me thinking: should we make it a […]

My love-hate relationship with laundry

Love it or hate it, laundry is everywhere! Especially in our house! You may notice that many of my pictures have drying washing in the background, although I do try to crop it out. Here I am bringing shame to my youngest whilst dancing to David Gibb‘s latest CD: Here are the kids being zombies […]

Happy first wedding anniversary, Chris!

It is currently 10pm on the night of our first wedding anniversary. We have just shared a bottle of 24 year old champagne, possibly a bit dodgy but the alcohol content was still good 😉 I wasn’t sure whether to post anything about us and our big day. Some bloggers are as regular as clockwork, […]

One small step…

There are very few times when I feel proud to be human but watching 8 Days: To the Moon and Back on BBC has managed it! The bravery, ingenuity, passion and teamwork were incredible to watch. I was struck by the similarities to Hollywood’s Apollo 13 and how well the movie captured the spirit of […]