I have a funny story to tell you. At the old-enough-to-know-better age of 43, I have sustained a running injury. Actually, that’s not the funny bit. The funny part is that I have started running. Continue reading “Running not walking”
“What shall we do whilst J & Daddy are away on football tour T?”
“Well… I’d really like to make a quilt.”
This was one of those conversations that, as soon as they reach their eventual and somewhat ambulatory conclusion, you wonder where the hell it came from.
This is also one of those moments where I find myself thinking, “meh, quilting? how hard can that be?!?!?”
Tom Hanks. If you don’t love him already then by the end of his collection of short stories, Uncommon Type, you definitely will! Each story is perfect to read in about 15 -20 minutes which means you get to enjoy delving into a slice of literary Americana in the same amount of time it takes for your kid’s attention span to lapse. Continue reading “Am reading”
Ah, English Summer Fetes. What a beautifully eclectic variety of weekend entertainment. From the gently frustrating Hook-a-Duck, the aggression venting Splat-the-Rat, the pocket fleecing raffle (none of the prizes you actually want to win but you still buy a mass of tickets anyway) and the Teddy Bear Rocket Launcher. All the old favourites. But, wait, what was that? Teddy Bear Rocket launcher??? Yes. Yes, my friends, you read that correctly. There is a new stall in the village (well the neighbouring one to be precise) where your
child’s teddy gets the opportunity of a lifetime – to become an astronaut. Yes. I know. Continue reading “Little Bear’s Space Adventures”
Have you ever wondered what happened to the five little ducks who went swimming one day, over the hill and far away? Or even how that Mummy duck felt when finally only one little duck came back? No. I haven’t either. Until now that is. I now know that two of those goddamn little ducks ended up in our garage.
Sad face 😩, I dropped my Fitbit ( otherwise known as my Christmas Present) on the kitchen floor. The face cracked. 😩. So, I got onto Fitbit and it appears they don’t offer repairs/replacements.
It does however mean that they will offer you a small discount on the purchase of a new Fitbit.
WHAT???? I mean, WHAT?
#RantAlert 🚨🔔Continue reading “Rant Alert”
Shining a light on depression, what it means and how it feels to live with this debilitating mental shift is Matt Haig’s funny, touching and ultimately positive book Reasons to Stay Alive. Continue reading “Am Reading even though it’s #TimetoTalk”
Q. What more could a girly girl possibly want for her first double digit birthday than this majestically magical unicorn balloon?
A. Surely, nothing?!?!?