Silent Sunday 27.7.14
Jul27

Silent Sunday 27.7.14

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Project 365: Week 30
Jul26

Project 365: Week 30

The first week of the summer holidays and the sun has been shining every day! Here’s what we’ve been up to this week… Day 201 – Sunday 20th July – we got inspired to get some new plants for our garden. We love the lupins. Day 202 – Monday 21st July – we welcomed some new friends to our family – without really thinking it through! More on those next week. Day 203 – Tuesday 22nd July...

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The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith
Jul25

The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith

The Silkworm is J K Rowling’s second book under the pseudonym of Robert Galbraith. I absolutely loved the first book, The Cuckoo’s Calling, so I was very excited to get hold of this on the day of publication and get reading. The Silkworm again features the brilliant pairing of Cormoran Strike, one-legged veteran, private detective and rock star’s illegitimate son, and Robin, his secretary and sometime assistant...

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Sleepover
Jul24

Sleepover

Last weekend, my daughter went on her very first sleepover – for her best friend’s birthday. She’d been looking forward to it for weeks. They are such good friends and so sweet and happy together. It never occurred to me that I would actually miss her in such a small space of time. She set off at 10am because they were going to the cinema and out for lunch with their other friends before the sleepover. There was...

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The Gallery: Animals
Jul23

The Gallery: Animals

‘I just don’t like animals!’ my daughter will say whenever cows, sheep and horses are mentioned to her. She doesn’t like zoos and she’s frightened of dogs. She’s frightened of birds, she’s even frightened of cats. We’re not a family of animal lovers and the only pets my kids have ever known are a rabbit which died a year before my daughter was even born, a caterpillar called Colin and...

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