Immature
Jul23

Immature

I am 45 years old. My husband is 46. I am an intelligent woman, my husband is an intelligent man. But we find poos, wees, bums and farts very, VERY funny. The merest mention of them can make us laugh. Even a reference to ‘number two’ in a completely non-poo related context can set us off. One of us will start laughing. Generally, the less funny it is, the more funny it will seem. Then the other one will start laughing...

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Silent Sunday 21.7.19
Jul21

Silent Sunday 21.7.19

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Dancing the Charleston by Jacqueline Wilson
Jul19

Dancing the Charleston by Jacqueline Wilson

We heard Jacqueline Wilson mention Dancing the Charleston the last time we saw her at Cheltenham Literature Festival nearly two years ago (we’ve seen her three times). So I knew we had to buy it as soon as I saw it in Waterstones. My daughter has loved Jacqueline Wilson for as long as I can remember. She’s 13 now, so she ‘should’ have grown out of her books by now, but does it really matter? Harry Potter books...

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18th birthday checklist
Jul18

18th birthday checklist

I started the year excited that my eldest was going to turn 18. Raising a child all the way to adulthood is a pretty big achievement. I wanted to make his 18th birthday really special for him and for him to know that I’d put the effort in. To be honest, I wanted to make it special for myself too. I wanted to look back and know that I’d done more for his 18th than I usually do for birthdays. I’d planned to start...

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Silent Sunday 14.7.19
Jul14

Silent Sunday 14.7.19

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