World Cup Fever
Jul13

World Cup Fever

So England are out of the World Cup. Football isn’t coming home. But hasn’t it been amazing, anyway? Football is the Camilla in our marriage. It’s the sixth member of our family. Whether watching, playing or coaching, my husband loves football and the rest of us like it or tolerate it. There’s no escaping it. My husband will tell you he ‘doesn’t watch that much’, but you can always find him...

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The England game
Jun20

The England game

What does a family of football lovers do when their national team plays a game that kicks off at 11pm? They try to stay awake. They wouldn’t go for the far more sensible option of just recording it and watching it first thing in the morning as live. Now when I say ‘family of football lovers’ I wasn’t including myself in that. I like the excitement of the World Cup for the kids and, if an England game kicked off...

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Project 365: Week 24
Jun14

Project 365: Week 24

Day 159 – Sunday 8th June – the boys got back from Scout camp! These rucksacks were full of damp, muddy, smelly clothes.   Day 160 – Monday 9th June – I don’t generally do selfies, but this one has meaning. This was the day I finally got confirmation I was going to go on roaccutane to treat the acne I’ve had for nearly 30 years. Day 161 – Tuesday 10th June – I spotted these cobwebs...

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