A birthday trip to Dismaland
Sep25

A birthday trip to Dismaland

Living in land-locked Gloucestershire, Weston-super-Mare, at about an hour away, is our ‘local’ beach. We went there as kids and now we take our own kids there. It’s no Cornwall, but it’s nice enough for a day out. Back in the day, there were times when we didn’t bother with the beach, we just went to The Tropicana for the day. In the 1980s, The Tropicana was the best thing ever – an outdoor pool...

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Project 365: Week 17
Apr26

Project 365: Week 17

This was the week when my world essentially shrank down to a computer on the dining room table and staring out at the weeds in my garden. I faced up to the reality of my first week proper as a ‘freelancer’ aka a person without a proper job desperately trying to work out how to earn money (whilst also doing housework). Day 110 – Sunday 20th April aka Easter Day – we had a lovely day at my mum’s with my...

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