One year old! 

    I realised this weekend that I entirely missed my blog’s one year anniversary or ‘blogiversary’ which I’m now making a word if it isn’t already one! Unfortunately I haven’t had chance to properly celebrate as I have been blitzing my flat in readiness for new […]

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Sunshine on a rainy day

I just went outside in flip flops and a waterproof with the hood up.  I mean come on British Summer! What are you playing at?  When you do it well it’s so good! Take last year as a good example!     You’re warm.  You make […]

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I quit. 

  It has now been six months since I last had a cigarette. To some it will be a shock that I ever smoked, to some the fact that I only smoked 4-5 cigarettes a day and could take days off if I wanted or needed […]

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All shapes and sizes! 

My new job, although in the same office as my last, seems to have a much smarter dress code than before and I was starting to feel a bit of a scruffy arse. I used to be able to rock in in my ‘skinny’ jeans […]

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Putting down the glass…for a bit.

One of the upshots of my horrendously hungover Sunday was that I decided to *read ‘was forced to’ give the booze a rest for a bit. My stomach was threatening murder if I attempted it for the first couple of days but now, after a […]

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10 tips for holidaying with toddlers.

Yesterday was the return trip from our holiday which was taken up by early starts, carb filled breakfasts, tired children, irritating reps, coach trips, badly organised airports and finally landing on British soil and trying to find our way home. We have had such a […]

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Feel the burn.

Before I get on my soapbox I will say here and now that I’m not perfect and my shoulders are a bit pink but… Letting your children burn in the sun is an inexcusable offence. It is only the third proper day of our holiday […]

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We made it! 

We’re on holiday! We finally got here and it has been no mean feat as last Sunday Charlotte came home with chicken pox. Worst. Timing. Ever.   I panicked, I hoped it would be a mild case, I accepted offers of reassurance that every child is different […]

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An open letter from a curly girl.

Dear supermarket buyer, hair product inventor and curly girls, I have curly hair. It took me about 15 years but I now love it. Not everyday, but I generally embrace my curls, I look after my curls, others like my curls and comment that they […]

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