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CREATIVITY

06/28/10

Craft activities before breakfast are not generally encouraged in our house. I know I ought to be nurturing my children’s every creative moment. I am sure that there are mums…

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THE BIRDS AND THE BEES

06/25/10

“Hey mum! Look at those ducks!”I turned round to see what had caught my seven year old’s attention and then immediately wished I hadn’t. On the grass to the right…

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DEATH ON AN ENGLISH BEACH

06/23/10

She stood on the grassy dunes and gazed at the landscape before her. The beach, sand not shingle, spread out like a carpet, with no variation in level or colour…

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MOOD CHANGES

06/21/10

My good mood is a delicate creature. Like a butterfly wing or a dandelion clock it can be damaged by the gentlest of touches. My mood holds my day on…

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HAIRS OR NO HAIRS?

06/17/10

“Good morning girls. Help!”This was the clarion cry that greeted me from my facebook page this morning. That’s another great thing about facebook. I love the way that you can…

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MY BEAUTIFUL COOKERY BOOKS

06/15/10

Before I begin, can I just say that my blog’s change in appearance is entirely accidental. Blogger and I had a falling out and the current layout is the unhappy…

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NO REGRETS

06/13/10

I have no regrets in life. Well, maybe the odd pair of bargain shoes that never really fitted or one too many drinks at a dull dinner party. But overall,…

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TIDYING UP

06/11/10

How can I get my children to keep their personal space tidy?I know. If I had the answer to that I would make a fortune and could retire to some…

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LIFE SWAP

06/09/10

Do you ever see something on the TV or in a film and think how lovely it would be to live your life like that? Of course you do. I’m…

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MY NOVEL

06/08/10

It is said that everyone has a novel in them if you look deep enough. We all have a tale to tell and all we need is the time to…