Silent Sunday 30.6.19
Jun30

Silent Sunday 30.6.19

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Project 365 2019 Week 26
Jun29

Project 365 2019 Week 26

Here we are at halfway through 2019 already. How did that happen? This week has seen a milestone birthday in our house. Here’s our week in pictures… Day 174 – Sunday 23rd June – my husband and I headed out very early in the morning to see the balloons taking off from Cheltenham racecourse for Cheltenham Balloon Fiesta. Sadly there were only about eight of them, compared to about 50 the previous day (when we...

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The Outsider by Stephen King
Jun28

The Outsider by Stephen King

I haven’t read much Stephen King, but whenever I do, I think I really ought to read more. He is a phenomenal writer with an incredible imagination and I can’t think of anyone quite like him. So when I saw The Outsider for only £3.99 in Sainsbury’s, I thought I would give it a read. There’s no beating about the bush with this story. It goes straight in with a horrific crime. A string of eyewitnesses have seen a...

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Happy birthday, 18 year old boy!
Jun27

Happy birthday, 18 year old boy!

Happy birthday to my biggest boy, who is 18 today! I can’t quite believe that my tiny firstborn is now an adult. Although to be fair I can’t really remember life without him. My boy came into the world after a long labour, shortly after midnight on Wednesday 27th June and three days early. Tradition dictated he should have been born on Tuesday 26th June. My siblings and I were all four days early, while my husband and his...

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Volunteering at parkrun
Jun25

Volunteering at parkrun

Every parkrun event you ever go to, whether in the UK or around the world, is completely run by volunteers. That’s a huge commitment by a dedicated group of people to ensure others in their community have a weekly event to keep them fit and get them out in the fresh air and meeting people. Each event is run by a core team of volunteers. This may be a group of people who already know each other, or they may have been brought...

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