The distinction that wasn’t good enough. And then it was
Apr25

The distinction that wasn’t good enough. And then it was

It’s taken nearly two months, but finally my daughter’s Grade 2 ballet result is in. I’m pleased to say she got a distinction. Of course she did. I wouldn’t expect anything less of my super-talented dancer. But, when I looked at the percentage, I must admit my heart sank a little bit. Because it was ‘only’ 77%. I didn’t say anything, but I knew my daughter had clocked it. It wasn’t good...

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Silent Sunday 24.4.16
Apr24

Silent Sunday 24.4.16

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Project 366 Week 16
Apr23

Project 366 Week 16

I’ve been very good ever since I started this project in January 2014 at taking at least one photo a day. This week I seem to have failed and I’m not even sure why, so I have two ‘cheat’ photos. Here’s our week in pictures… Day 108 – Sunday 17th April – my boys had a go at driving with Young Driver and absolutely loved it. It was a real highlight of the day before another miserable...

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Driving from 11 with Young Driver
Apr22

Driving from 11 with Young Driver

When I got an email earlier this year asking if my boys would like to try driving, there was only ever going to be one answer – yes please! Young Driver offers driving lessons for children aged 11-17 to get them used to the skills of driving before they are legally allowed to drive on the road. Courses are offered at 42 venues around the UK. I was pleased to see they had one locally to us at Cheltenham racecourse, so we booked...

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Loud ‘n’ Proud 21.4.16
Apr21

Loud ‘n’ Proud 21.4.16

Here we are again. It’s Thursday, so it must be time for Loud ‘n’ Proud! You know Loud ‘n’ Proud? It’s the linky that says it’s OK to be proud and shout about the good stuff! Because if you’re not going to celebrate yourself, your kids or your partner, then who is? It’s really very simple. Just write a post about an achievement you’re proud of – it could be something...

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