An alien in a green swimming hat
Dec15

An alien in a green swimming hat

This year my daughter’s Christmas play, nativity if you like, was Christmas with the Aliens. Turns out this has been a pretty popular play this year, I’ve noticed a lot of other people on Twitter saying their kids have done it too. Plus lots of ‘why can’t they just do normal nativities?!’ rants.My daughter wanted a speaking part. Hey, she DESERVED a speaking part. The parts were dished out last thing on a...

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Christmas performances part 1
Dec08

Christmas performances part 1

It’s Christmas performance time and my head is close to exploding. With three kids, a job and a husband with his own business, the logistics of every day life are hard enough to cope with. Every day has its own distinct character and places its own distinct pressures on me. Throw Christmas performances into the mix and you throw in a massive curveball. Christmas performances are a performance in all senses of the word. Suddenly...

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