Running clothes, recycling and the kindness of strangers
Feb24

Running clothes, recycling and the kindness of strangers

A few months ago, I wrote this post – all about the importance of wearing our clothes for longer in the interests of the environment. For running clothes, it should be particularly as they don’t even ‘need’ to match. Buying too many clothes and not getting full use out of them is bad for the environment both in terms of the manufacturing process and disposal. While many of us pass clothing on to charity, a...

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Twitter judgement
Sep06

Twitter judgement

As a parent blogger, I am always honest about parenting. Everything I write here is true. I try to be positive, but sometimes I will write about stuff that’s not as positive. That’s life with teenagers. I extend this onto my Twitter. You will often see me tweeting that I can’t get my kids out of bed, for example. That’s honesty. That’s real life. The correct response to my tweets that the boys won’t...

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Blog header nightmare
Mar16

Blog header nightmare

I’m not a ‘big’ blogger, but in my own small corner of the blogosphere and social media world, I’m reasonably well known. I’ve been blogging for five and a half years and I have nearly 6,000 followers on Twitter. I have regular readers who like what I write about. They know what they will find when they visit my blog. They know I’m always up for a chat on Twitter. Above all, they know my brand...

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Project 365 2017 Week 10
Mar11

Project 365 2017 Week 10

It’s been quite an enjoyable week and certainly a busy one, with the only downside a little bit of social media trouble! Here’s our week in pictures… Day 64 – Sunday 5th March – my son didn’t have football today, which made a nice change. He asked to go back to the park where he’d found the good Pokemon yesterday, so we did. We took my daughter with us and she was far less patient and tolerant...

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Project 366 Week 15
Apr16

Project 366 Week 15

The kids went back to school and I must admit I was quite relieved. I’ve found balancing the needs of the kids quite a struggle in the school holidays recently. I was pleased to have a lot of work this week and the week flew by. Here’s our week in pictures… Day 101 – Sunday 10th April – the day started with a stripy sky. I went to watch my younger son play football, picked my eldest up from his DofE camp...

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