Silent Sunday 30.6.13
Jun30

Silent Sunday 30.6.13

 

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What she wore – Next playsuit
Jun29

What she wore – Next playsuit

I bought my daughter this playsuit (is it still a playsuit if it’s got long legs?) in the Next summer sale last year to grow into for this year. And she loves it! She doesn’t normally wear trousers, but it doesn’t feel like trousers to her – it’s more girly, more colourful and less restrictive than jeans or other trousers. It’s also designed for REALLY HOT days. But such minor details don’t...

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Happy birthday 12 year old
Jun27

Happy birthday 12 year old

As I waved a good looking, trendy young man off to school today, I wondered what had happened to my little boy? I guess he grew up. My little boy is 12 today. On the one hand, the time has flown, and on the other hand, I can hardly remember life without him (or his little brother and sister).   My boy at a few days old At his best, my boy is about the best son you could wish for – thoughtful, clever, funny and good company. At...

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The Gallery: Green
Jun26

The Gallery: Green

I’m an outdoor sort of person. I love to run. I love to walk. I love to stand watching my kids play sport. I’m not a fan of driving. I’d much rather be outside getting lungfuls of fresh air. I don’t care about the weather – hot or cold, wet or dry – I have to spend some time outside every day or I go a little bit stir crazy. But at the weekend I didn’t go outside. I went from home to train to...

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My shining star
Jun25

My shining star

My daughter is a brilliant and beautiful dancer. I know that. I’ve always known that. But she just gets better and better. Every time I see her she takes my breath away. I am stunned by her. But yeah, I know. I’m her mum. While I was away at Britmums Live, in a world a million miles from real life, I got a text from a friend. I’d almost forgotten my daughter would be hard at work at dress rehearsal (and I should have...

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