Stop arguing!
Sep30

Stop arguing!

From the moment they get up until sometime after they were supposed to have gone to bed, this house (and my head) rings with the sound of my kids arguing. I say ‘my kids’, but it’s only two of my kids. And it’s DRIVING ME INSANE. It takes the same form every single day. My eldest taunts my daughter – says something mean or insulting to her or does something he knows she finds irritating. Then she shouts...

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Silent Sunday 29.9.13
Sep29

Silent Sunday 29.9.13

 

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What she wore: London trip
Sep28

What she wore: London trip

After my night at the MAD Blog Awards, I went to the railway station to meet my family who were coming to London. I was so excited to see them. When this gorgeous girl came running over to meet me, I couldn’t stop smiling. It was 21st September. No longer summer. She had dug into her wardrobe and come up with this beautiful ‘between seasons’ outfit all by herself. It was a funny combination, but I loved it. It was...

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Saturday is goth caption day!
Sep28

Saturday is goth caption day!

I’m still trawling through my priceless little album of photos from 1990. Really every single one of them would make a SatCap. It’s incredible how fashions have changed in that time. And so I present to you two of my friends from back in the day. Yes, they were goths. Can you tell? Hit me with your captions for the Sisters of Mercy here. (Note – they’re not the ACTUAL Sisters of Mercy, it’s just a fairly...

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Nemesis by Jo Nesbo
Sep27

Nemesis by Jo Nesbo

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a book review on here – too long! I’ve been reading longer books and they take a long time to get through before I can post a review. Nemesis is one of Jo Nesbo’s Harry Hole novels. Hole is your typical flawed, alcoholic fictional detective and, I think, a great character. I’ve read a number of Harry Hole books before and I’ve read them all out of order....

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