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Could I be a convert to audiobooks?

I’ve taken the plunge this week and listened to my first ever audiobook. I honestly have no idea why I have resisted them for so long. I have always been a bookworm, to my parents’ joy but also irritation. As a parent myself now, I know just how dull it can be to read the […]

3 children’s books to get in the Halloween mood

The nights are drawing in and Halloween is approaching! I had a look through my children’s bookshelves to find some stories to encourage some spooky enjoyment. First up is Spookyrumpus by Tony Mitton and Guy Parker-Rees. The scary Halloween charcters are gathering at midnight. Witches, ghosts, spiders, skeletons and more! This is a rhyming book […]

April 2020 month in review

Errr… wasn’t it just a couple of days ago that March finished? Seriously, now April is over too? Family: And speaking of time rushing by, my baby has somehow turned 4! We also heard from the local council that Anya and Zach have got into our chosen schools for September. Work: not much before the […]

March 2020: month in review

So January lasted forever, February disappeared in an instant. And March changed the world completely! Family: excitement at the start of the month as Chris got a new job, but then panic at the end of the month as we try to make sure it is going ahead in May. The biggest change to family […]

February 2020: month in review

February disappeared in the blink of an eye! Family: lots of wider family events including a christening for my cousin’s son, and my niece and nephew stayed over for 2 nights during half term. We had a family photo shoot with Mum and Dad and all their grandchildren which was lovely (here are my three […]