My very own website!!! Yikes!


#Project365 2023 week 10

Day 63: I spent the day at a dog first aid course which was so informative and interesting.   Day 64: wonder which of my children Duolingo was taking about…? Day 65: feeling sad about the burn on my favourite hand Day 66: signs of spring and both Anya and Zach pointed out the blossom […]

#Project365 2023 week 8

Day 49: another new local exploration for us. The kids and dogs absolutely loved Hawley Farm Open Space Day 50: I had bought some vegan soft cheese and remembered a recipe I used to make regularly while I was just veggie. This tasted just how I loved it for all those years! Day 51: still […]

#Project365 2022 week 50

Day 346: I’d seen other people’s Duolingo reports but no sign of mine until today! Pretty impressive stats in spite of the horrendous update… Day 347: party time for Anya and Zach and they enjoyed playing a whole range of arcade games Day 348: grooming time for the pups. Something we weren’t prepared for when […]

#Project365 2022 week 46

Day 318: early morning entertainment for the pups, not sure they are actually interested in Youtube… Day 319: Zach’s first Beavers parade Day 320: random drawing challenge I set for Anya and Zach, to draw a chicken riding a reindeer. Not bad, eh?! Day 321: fingers crossed that me and Chris never say this to […]

From hero to zero: the unpopular Duolingo update

Last month I finished my Duolingo Italian course. I LOVED it. I would happily have recommended the app to everyone. The course became increasingly hard which was a challenge but an enjoyable one. I was absolutely delighted with my sense of achievement and the working of the app. Next day, the app offered me the […]