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#30DaysWild June 2021

I signed up for #30DaysWild in June. This is a challenge set by The Wildlife Trusts and aims to encourage people to enjoy the outdoors by participating in different activities and reconnect with nature. Below are some ideas and examples of us completing them! Splash in puddles Paddle in the sea in a river or […]

Things I am Thankful For In Lockdown…

…and dreading when ‘normality’ resumes! Things are gradually shifting back to pre-Covid and although the lifting of all restrictions has been postponed I have enjoyed some aspects of lockdown: Saving money. Wow, we have saved on petrol, takeaways, days out, school trips etc. I hope that we can spend the money on holidays and family […]

A new venture: Pilates!

To help with wellbeing and to give us some colleague team building, our school has signed up for Pilates. I was a bit unsure about joining as my only experience of Pilates was via an app on my phone which left me with backache so I gave up within a week. Now 5 weeks in […]

Looking for our forever home

We are going on a house hunt, we want to find a big one! Well, bigger but within our budget! Don’t get me wrong. We LOVE our current home, which we have lived in for 5 years. BUT…we want the kids to have a bedroom each. And an extra room to use as a family […]

40th birthday bucket list update

As I may have mentioned a couple of times recently… I’ve just turned 40! OK so 4 years ago I wrote a bucket list of things I wanted to do before I turned 40. The last time I did an update, with 2 years still to go, I was doing quite well and then coronavirus […]