Our Little Lies by Sue Watson
May31

Our Little Lies by Sue Watson

I can’t actually remember when and where I picked up Our Little Lies by Sue Watson. But I know I liked the sound of the blurb, so I thought I would give it a go. Marianne has a beautiful house and three beautiful children. She is happy to stay at home and cook and clean, while her husband Simon works as a surgeon. Everything seems fine until Simon mentions Caroline, a colleague. Caroline is a young, beautiful and successful...

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The apprenticeship
May30

The apprenticeship

My son has never wanted to go to university and I totally respect that decision. University isn’t for everyone. Even for some ‘clever’ kids, it just isn’t right. My son is bright enough, but not so bright that he can sail through without putting the work in. And he really dislikes putting the work in. I think we all know that he would go to university and come out with nothing. We might as well just save...

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How much does it cost to run a marathon?
May28

How much does it cost to run a marathon?

Running is really one of the cheapest forms of exercise there is. There’s no gym membership to pay, no expensive equipment to buy and you don’t even have to waste petrol driving there. All you need is a pair of running trainers – and you can get a basic pair for about £30. You don’t even need proper running clothes, although most people prefer them. There’s nothing to stop you from running in an old pair...

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Silent Sunday 26.5.19
May26

Silent Sunday 26.5.19

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Project 365 2019 Week 21
May25

Project 365 2019 Week 21

It’s been a warm and sunny week, I’ve had a decent amount of work and my son has started his A Levels! Here’s our week in pictures… Day 139 – Sunday 19th May – my husband ran Hackney half marathon, while the rest of us stayed at home. I went for an eight mile run, then my daughter and I gave the guinea pigs a bath. Day 140 – Monday 20th May – my son’s first day home of revising for...

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