Conversations with my son
May31

Conversations with my son

When I first started driving my son to and from school in September, it felt like a bit of a hassle. I couldn’t imagine it stretching ahead of me for a full seven years. I told myself I’d have to sort out lift-shares soon to take the pressure off. But my car isn’t very big. I have to take my daughter along for the ride, and will do next year too, and there’s no room for an extra child if anyone has a PE bag or...

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Silent Sunday 29.5.16
May29

Silent Sunday 29.5.16

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Project 366 Week 21
May28

Project 366 Week 21

There seems to be a bit of a theme to my photos this week. Yes, they’re mainly flowers. But it’s a lovely time of year and the garden looks so beautiful! Here’s our week in pictures… Day 143 – Sunday 22nd May – our long-running garden project is nearly complete. We bought a few extra plants this weekend, I just hope we can keep them alive! Day 144 – Monday 23rd May – my younger son...

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Personalised notebooks from Bookblock Original
May28

Personalised notebooks from Bookblock Original

Looking for a thoughtful gift? Or maybe fancy treating yourself? In that case, you may want to check out Bookblock Original‘s personalised notebooks. Simply upload a photo, drawing or design to the website to create your perfect notebook. Each notebook is created using traditional bookbinding and printing techniques. You can then customise your notebook with lined or plain paper and choose the colour of your ribbon and elastic....

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Smite – a new outdoor game for summer
May27

Smite – a new outdoor game for summer

With summer (hopefully) round the corner, the bank holiday and half-term ahead and the prospect of more time in the garden, park or beach, are you looking for a new game to keep the family amused? Smite, from Ginger Fox, is a tactical wooden garden game for ages 8 and up, which gives family and friends the chance to get competitive (right up my family’s street, in other words!). To play, you need a reasonably flat surface, so...

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