Ginger Fox Games Club – Corks and The Emoji Game
Jan31

Ginger Fox Games Club – Corks and The Emoji Game

Christmas might be well and truly over, but we’ve still got a few weeks of long, dark nights ahead of us. And with February half-term just around the corner, what could be better than playing a few games as a family? As members of the Ginger Fox Games Club, we’ve been checking out Corks and The Emoji Game, which are both suitable for families with older kids. Corks Corks is a game for three to 14 players, aged six and...

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First school football match
Jan30

First school football match

At my son’s school, they don’t start playing football until Year 9. I don’t know if that’s something unique to his school, to grammar schools or to schools in this area. The word on the street in Years 7 and 8 was that you had to choose either football or rugby in Year 9. That would have been a tough choice for my son, but he would have opted to stick with rugby at school and football with his club. Luckily,...

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A marriage based on trust
Jan29

A marriage based on trust

The other week I posted about my husband and son going off on a random Ikea trip. It was one of those quirky little posts about family life, something I will look back on in many years’ time and laugh at. What I hadn’t expected was that it would raise questions about my marriage. People wondered why I would allow my husband to go off on his own without consulting me and without me being there to help make the decisions....

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Silent Sunday 28.1.18
Jan28

Silent Sunday 28.1.18

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Project 365 2018 Week 4
Jan27

Project 365 2018 Week 4

January is really not the best time for photographs. It’s been a very wet week and, between the weather and work, I haven’t managed to take any nice photos. Here’s our week in pictures… Day 21 – Sunday 21st January – not the most beautiful photo you’ll ever see. My son went on his first D of E bronze practise walk. It was sleeting and there was snow on the ground and he was wearing a...

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