This is one of my favourite images of recent years. It was taken in 2010 on ‘our’ beach, when the boys were still relatively small, and bare feet in the […]
Finally, I impressed my children with fireworks.
I am sure Santa is a busy guy, but he should really try a week on my PTA at Christmas. It’s worth pointing out at this point that I have […]
Two years ago we were jesters and vampires Last year we attempted pumpkins and scary ghost-pirate-thingies This year, the devil and his freaky fwend are in town Happy Halloween!
Floppy ‘Selfie’, August 2013, Brittany Yes, I am wearing clothes, but it was hot (hence the hat). Also, if I’m being completely honest here, I didn’t set this up and […]
What a perfect summer’s day. Stockeld Park, near Wetherby, has a new ‘Summer Experience’ adventure and we decided to check it out. Smart move, since it is packed full with […]
Welcome to year two of our weekly series of ‘link-up’ Posts which reflect on life’s journey, old memories and family stories (see below for more info). The butterflies. The eyes […]
Welcome to year two of our weekly series of ‘link-up’ Posts which reflect on life’s journey, old memories and family stories (see below for more info). We typically record our […]
Cornwall. July. Cue wellies and and waterproofs. But wait….what is this? The sun is not only shining but it is hot enough to let me dry my beach towels (yes, […]
This post is part of a weekly series of ‘link-up’ Posts which reflect on life’s journey, old memories and family stories (see below for more info). The beauty of my job is […]
When I was a little girl, growing up in 1970s UK, there was no such thing as a Halloween holiday. Halloween was just one of those days that came and […]
One of the family holiday traditions which I appear to have inherited by some kind of Osmosis is the arrival and departure ‘greeting’ ritual. Let me explain…..Every year from the […]
Standing on this divine stretch of the Pembrokeshire Coastal path, surrounded by heather and gorse, I can see swallows hovering in the sea breeze and hear seagulls announcing their presence. […]
Now, here’s the problem. When you live in THE most land-locked city in Britain, i.e. Birmingham, you can look at holidaying in two ways. 1. We can go ANYWHERE, since […]
On the positive side, following a disastrous house move (more on that later), a holiday had never been more welcome. On the downside, an overly fastidious villa owner and a […]