Running out of time
Feb28

Running out of time

Thursdays and Fridays in term-time are my time. Yes, I do the housework and go to school to listen to readers. Yes, I do school governor work and run errands. But they are my time. Although, actually, there isn’t much time left for me… Right now my time is filled with running. It’s not long until my next half marathon and my training is behind schedule. I had an ankle injury which put me back a bit. I should have...

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Outdoor sporting weekend
Feb27

Outdoor sporting weekend

We spent pretty much the whole of last weekend outside, or so it felt. Despite the quite ridiculous cold. It was grey and windy and there was snow falling gently, although it never settled. We do this pretty much every weekend, but this was the most outdoor of the outdoor. My younger son plays football every Saturday morning, with his Daddy the coach. Out of fairness to the other two kids, I have started to go along only when he plays...

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Grammar geek
Feb26

Grammar geek

I’m a proper grammar geek and I like to see words written properly and punctuation used properly. This is useful at work where I’m the go-to-girl for proof-reading. In a team full of grammar geeks aka ‘communications professionals’ I am Queen Grammar Geek. I don’t like it when commas are in the wrong place. Or when they’re not used. But that is just a minor thing compared to some of my really big...

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Running home
Feb25

Running home

When my car needs to go to the garage, my husband takes it. It’s just what he does. Now I’m all for gender equality, but we have to play to our strengths – I help the kids with their homework and do the washing and my husband sorts the cars out. He’s good at talking to people (men) and he knows a fair bit about cars, after all he did actually build one, and he’s not about to be ripped off or confused like...

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Silent Sunday 24.2.13
Feb24

Silent Sunday 24.2.13

 

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