Project 366 Week 8
Feb27

Project 366 Week 8

The last week of February has been a pretty quiet one, with the kids back at school and me busy working at home. Here’s our week in pictures… Day 52 – Sunday 21st February – I took my daughter to meet her best friend from the panto. They formed such a close bond over the course of eight weeks. We live in opposite directions from the theatre, so it’s the first time they had been able to meet since the...

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Sleepover – WIN!
Mar20

Sleepover – WIN!

For my daughter’s birthday, all she wanted was for her best friend to come for a sleepover.We don’t have much experience of sleepovers, having lived for so long in a house that wasn’t big enough for five of us. The only sleepover we’ve had was for my eldest’s 10th birthday, when he and three friends stayed in tents in the garden (the fourth friend having left several hours earlier, by ambulance –...

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New friend
Mar04

New friend

My eldest has a new friend and I couldn’t be more happy. My poor boy has a record of losing best friends to the seaside. In 2012, just before they started secondary school, his best friend from school moved to Devon. Last autumn my lovely friend from down the road moved to the seaside too – taking her daughter, my son’s very good friend, with her.Most of the kids from my son’s school locally are...

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Even better than the real thing?
Dec09

Even better than the real thing?

I am living in my friend’s house, renting it out for a few weeks until we can finally move into our new house. It’s a bit weird. But do you know what the weirdest thing of all is? That it’s not as weird as it should be.I’ve always loved this house and maybe that’s why it feels normal. After my own house and my mum’s house, it was my favourite. Somewhere I could go to and sit and unwind. Sometimes my...

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