Cold Blood by Robert Bryndza
Jan26

Cold Blood by Robert Bryndza

Cold Blood is the fifth, and currently final, part in the DCI Erika Foster detective series by Robert Bryndza. Regular readers will know I absolutely loved reading the series last year and devoured each of the books in about three days. Cold Blood was no exception. A suitcase containing the dismembered body of a man washes up on the shores of the Thames. As DCI Erika Foster and her team struggle to find any leads, one of the team...

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Struggling to run
Jan25

Struggling to run

I bet that’s something you didn’t expect me to write. It’s not something I expected to write, either. But, ever since my injury a couple of months ago, I’ve been struggling to run. Not with my motivation. I still love running as much as ever and still want to run. And not even with my injury. It’s better, apart from the occasional twinge. But with my fitness. In those few short weeks when I wasn’t...

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Decluttering
Jan23

Decluttering

When you’ve got kids, decluttering needs to be done regularly. Kids grow out of things, their tastes change, things wear out… And they keep acquiring new stuff – even in a family like ours with a ‘no crap’ policy! I go through the kids’ wardrobes and clear out clothes a couple of times a year. But I admit I’m not so good at the other stuff – the books and toys (yes, because I’m no...

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The random Ikea trip
Jan22

The random Ikea trip

My husband goes to a coffee shop every day. He goes there to work, for a change of scene. Coffee is his one vice, his little pleasure in life. At the weekend, he takes either my daughter or younger son with him – whichever one of them is out of bed (my eldest is never out of bed!). The other day, he set off for coffee with my son. Then he rang me, about when I was expecting him back, to inform me they were in Ikea. In Bristol....

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Silent Sunday 21.1.18
Jan21

Silent Sunday 21.1.18

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