My top posts of 2019
Jan06

My top posts of 2019

I blog about family life with my three teenagers – the things that happen to us and the issues that affect us. Increasingly, I blog about running too – the races, the training and the many parkruns my family takes part in. These are the things I like to write about, but what do my readers like to read about? The post I’ve published that day will usually be my top performing post of the day (unless it’s a book...

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The matchbox challenge
Jul05

The matchbox challenge

When the school set a matchbox challenge as a fundraiser, I thought that sounded interesting. You needed to fit as many different items in a matchbox as you could. Erm – a match (of course), a hair grip, a safety pin, a button, a coin, a bead… And then I got stuck. What else could fit in a matchbox? (The note accompanying the box helpfully reminded kids not to include bogies or toenail clippings!) You had to fill in your...

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