Silent Sunday 25.8.19
Aug25

Silent Sunday 25.8.19

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Project 365 2019 Weeks 33 and 34
Aug24

Project 365 2019 Weeks 33 and 34

It’s been a busy couple of weeks with A Level results and a trip to Padstow. Here’s our week in pictures… Day 223 – Sunday 11th August – my family were supposed to be camping this weekend, but that fell through because my husband’s friend was ill. As a sort of compensation, I took my daughter to see filming of the next series of The Greatest Dancer in Birmingham. It is an enjoyable day (and she...

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Our House by Louise Candlish
Aug23

Our House by Louise Candlish

I came to read Our House by Louise Candlish in a rather unconventional way. I didn’t buy it or borrow it from a friend. I follow a lady called @ellymgibson on Instagram who reads an incredible number of books, nearly all of which she buys from charity shops. She always posts mini reviews on Instagram. When she posted her review of Our House, she described it as ‘a trashy but strangely addictive thriller’. I commented...

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How much does it cost to stay in Nice?
Aug22

How much does it cost to stay in Nice?

We’ve just returned from holiday in Nice and it was STUNNING. I’ve never been on holiday to anywhere hot in the middle of summer, apart from my honeymoon in Thailand in 2000. I can totally understand why Nice is such a popular destination – with its endless bay with beautiful blue sea, surrounded by mountains. The sky is blue, the temperature is hot and the sun shines all the time. But it’s very expensive. When...

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Planning summer holidays with Clickstay
Aug20

Planning summer holidays with Clickstay

This a paid collaborative post #ad We’ve only just got back from our summer holiday to Nice and already we’re looking ahead to next summer. Everyone does that, right? Where could we go next? What do we want to do when we’re there? How do we balance the needs of three teenagers? Or will the eldest want to stay at home by next year? Two places we’ve considered are mainland Spain and Portugal. We’ve been to...

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