Saturday is yogurt caption day!
Nov17

Saturday is yogurt caption day!

It’s another blast from the past today. My girl is such a neat freak these days, I’d forgotten that she used to be a really messy eater! Here she is age 1. Go on, give me a caption!

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Knowing Me Knowing You
Nov16

Knowing Me Knowing You

(I’m sorry, I just hear Alan Partridge saying ‘Aha!’ in my head when I read that.)I was asked by the lovely Kat over at Kat A Pillar (I LOVE that name!) – or Katsighs as she used to be known – to post five random facts about myself, answer her five questions, think of five more and ask them of five other bloggers, who all have 250 or fewer subscribers. You don’t ask too much, do you, Kat?!I’m...

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Inspiration: The circle of life
Nov15

Inspiration: The circle of life

Recently, my mum and dad had a sort-out at home. They found some of my sister’s old school work. I was pregnant with my eldest when my sister did her A Levels. My pregnancy inspired a whole art project, which we had all completely forgotten about.There were beautiful sketches of my pregnant belly.My little girl loved them, so she copied them. I think she did a pretty good job. This preparation piece for her final work was...

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Little dancer
Nov12

Little dancer

My girl is a dancer through and through. It’s not just that she does dance classes, it’s more than that. She dances all the time and we love it. As Abba once said (in Thank you for the music) ‘Mother said I was a dancer before I could walk’ and that’s what I do say. She used to stand grabbing on to furniture and move her bum in perfect time to the music before she could walk, or even stand up unaided.Fast...

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The Gallery: The 1980s
Nov11

The Gallery: The 1980s

Ah, the ’80s! The decade that fashion forgot. It was all hairspray, blue eye make-up, huge plastic earring, ra-ra skirts, leggings in a range of hideous colours, legwarmers… Well, sorry to disappoint you. I don’t have photographic evidence of any of these crimes against fashion. As 1980 dawned, I was 6 years old. As we said farewell to the 80s and slipped into the 90s, I was 16. Here I am aged about 9 or 10, looking...

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