2017 – That was the year that was
Dec30

2017 – That was the year that was

2017 has been another busy year in the MumofThree World household. Isn’t every year busy with kids? This year has seen my eldest sit his GCSEs and two of my kids change school (to the same school, which has made life very slightly easier). This is our 2017… January started with a very unhappy girl because panto was over. Panto is her life (in fact, it’s all of our lives) for two months, and it hits her very hard when...

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Three Peaks Challenge – the climb
Jul18

Three Peaks Challenge – the climb

The team got up at 5 for the start of the Three Peaks Challenge and started climbing Ben Nevis at 6. It was tough. The two boys and B led the way, with A struggling a bit more and my husband and D keeping him company at the back. They were at the top of the mountain just after 8 and finished it in 4 hours and 18 minutes. I’d imagined they would take some lovely photos of the scenery, but they didn’t have time. Just a...

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Three Peaks Challenge – the beginning
Jul17

Three Peaks Challenge – the beginning

For a long time, it has been my eldest’s dream to do the Three Peaks Challenge. If you don’t know what that is, it’s climbing the highest mountains in Scotland, Wales and England – Ben Nevis, Snowdon and Scafell Pike – in under 24 hours. So that’s climbing three big mountains, and all of the strain that puts on your legs and body, plus a lot of travelling and sleep deprivation. It’s a really...

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