Road Trip to the National Space Centre

Charlotte and I had a well deserved day out yesterday. We had nothing planned for the weekend and, because Charlotte’s theme at school is Space and because we’ve watched, what seems like 101 experiments with Tim Peake and Chris Hadfield on YouTube over the past […]

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I have a confession…

I have a confession and those of you who follow me on Instagram may have twigged by now… Nope, I haven’t had a mental breakdown…well not quite anyway!   Nope, I’m not pregnant (thank goodness)   Nope, I’ve not killed someone at work and writing […]

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First days of school.

We’re three days in so I think I can officially say we’ve survived school so far!! (OK, so officially they’ve only been half days and I’ve been working from home but we’re both still alive so please indulge me!) So far, to date, we have […]

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Out of the rabbit hole. 

So I’ve apparently had some time off. I’m going to blame the summer but it was pretty much down to laziness and, yet again, some mega stress that sent me down a bit of a hole.  But things have got remarkably better, remarkably quickly which […]

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The cost of coeliac disease

There were lots of things I was completely ignorant to when it came to coeliac disease. My best friend has been diagnosed with it for about 10 years now but I still had no idea about the cross-contamination side of things until Charlotte was diagnosed. […]

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Fun Friday – review of Finding Dory

It does feel a little bit like the summer holidays over here even though Charlotte will still be going to nursery for four more weeks. We have fun things planned for our Friday’s off (Fun Friday’s if you will), we have all our weekends together […]

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Living for the weekend – mum style.

This morning I have, so far, done two loads of washing and hung them out, cleaned my bathroom, unblocked a u-pipe (or whatever it’s called), been adorned with stickers, watched crap kids programmes and had the obligatory morning argument with Charlotte.  Despite all this I […]

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The perils of being a working mum. 

Today I left the house in my usual work attire. I’ve given up on trousers and skirts and dresses are the choice at the moment.  At 9.15 however, I realised, as I nonchalantly ran my hands down my legs, that I had one horrendously hairy […]

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