Silent Sunday 21.9.14
Sep21

Silent Sunday 21.9.14

   

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Project 365: Week 38
Sep20

Project 365: Week 38

It’s been a good week, with the outside of our house being painted, news of new jobs for work (although they don’t make good photos!) and the finals of the MAD Blog Awards. So here’s our week in pictures… Day 257 – Sunday 14th September – I had a trip to the sand sculptures at Weston-super-Mare with my parents, sister, brother-in-law and niece. I love Alice in Wonderland, so this was my favourite!...

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The MAD Blog Awards – what to wear?
Sep19

The MAD Blog Awards – what to wear?

‘I’ve thought of nothing but the dress since the day I found out I was a finalist… ‘ said 90% of MAD Blog Award finalists. Not this one. Because this one doesn’t care about dresses or shoes or bags or hair or make-up or jewellery. So should I just go in my jeans and hoodie? I could get new ones! Well today is the day. The MAD Blog Awards finals, in which I fully expect to be smiling graciously as I once...

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The teatime challenge
Sep18

The teatime challenge

When you have dance lessons after school four days a week, plus Scouts, youth club and a tutor, the kids’ teatime can be a challenge. Throw school dinners for some and not for others into the mix, and it all gets very confusing! Sometimes it’s a wonder my kids even get their tea at all. My kids live by one rule and one rule only. It is a rule which was created when I used to work in an office and my mum and dad looked...

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The Gallery: 8am
Sep17

The Gallery: 8am

What does 8am look like in our house? Like many families, I’m sure, 8am is a pretty fraught time for us. It’s that time of day when I think: ‘Can we possibly get all of this done before we have to be out of the house at 8.30(ish)?’. My eldest has to leave to catch his bus at 8.05am, so I’m most likely yelling at him. If we’re lucky, he’ll be dressed by 8am. But not always. And if he is...

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