Things I love about summer – and things I don’t
May31

Things I love about summer – and things I don’t

I love spring and summer SO MUCH that I can barely explain it. I love everything about it. As soon as the days get a bit longer and the leaves start coming out on the trees, everything feels so much better. I am happier and the world is  just a nicer place to be. Things I love about summer are: Warmth Sun Light mornings Light evenings Leaves on trees Flowers and blossom Blue skies Fresh air Being outside more Having the doors and...

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The athlete
May29

The athlete

When it comes to sport, my younger son is something of an all-rounder. He showed real potential in long jump from his very first jump in Year 7 and he’s never really looked back. He understands the long jump and the science behind it – there’s so much more to it than running and jumping. He works hard to get every element of it right and it’s paying off. Last year, he decided he wanted to take it further, so he...

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Silent Sunday 27.5.18
May27

Silent Sunday 27.5.18

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The home office
May25

The home office

I’ve been working at home on my own for over four years now and can honestly say it’s one of the best things I’ve ever done. Lots of people who work at home have a dedicated office space (or office corner!), but I’m a bit of a fidget, so the location of my home office varies depending on: my mood, the light, the temperature, the device I need to be using etc etc… The closest thing I have to a home office...

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No Roaccutane – YET
May24

No Roaccutane – YET

A few months ago, I wrote about my younger son’s skin, which was starting to go downhill. In a ‘normal’ family, it wouldn’t have been cause for concern, but in our family we have to act fast when it comes to acne. Regular readers will know just how badly my eldest and I have suffered with our skin – and how quickly it went downhill. So my dermatologist always said that, with the younger kids, they were to...

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