Category Archive: children

And 20 fags for me dad please

Have just sent my 11 year old son to the shop (which is about 200 yards away….) to get a packet of rolls for packed lunch tomorrow and some baked beans to go… Continue reading

My Backyard #TheGallery

I was a bit thrown by The Gallery prompt of ‘My Backyard’ as my garden isn’t anything special and I know a lot of you guys have wonderfully planted, loved and tended to… Continue reading

Hero Wanted – Apply Within

As I have now been single for 3 whole weeks, the evil twins (they aren’t twins) have decided that I should find a new man as soon as possible. I asked them why… Continue reading

Hoppy The Christmas Frog

I know it’s meant to be #SilentSunday so shhhhh. This, ladies & gentlemen, is Hoppy The Christmas Frog. When I found myself to be ‘suddenly single‘ with 2 young boys I occasionally found… Continue reading

NSPCC Christmas Wishes #festivefriday

As Christmas draws alarmingly near, I can’t help but turn my thoughts to children who may not have all that they should. I don’t mean in terms of presents, I mean in terms… Continue reading

Magical #WinterWonderland

Thursday night we were lucky enough to get a sneak preview of the Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park in London. To say it was magical is one big fat understatement! It was an… Continue reading

B is for… Beauty

I see beauty everywhere, especially at the moment. I see it in leaves, in puddles, in clouds and starry nights. The crescent moon last night made me literally stop my car and try… Continue reading

Halloween Party Games

Halloween, All Souls Eve, or All Hallows Eve as it has previously been known, seems to date back to the Druids in 700bc when it was believed that the souls of the dead… Continue reading

Do You Trick or Treat?

According to my boys I am right now possibly the worst mummy in the world. Why? Actually loads of reasons but mainly because I won’t let them go trick or treating. My reasons?… Continue reading

S is for… Sleepover Anxiety

For me that is, the kids aren’t phased at all… My 10 year old went for his second sleep over Saturday night. I hate it, I feel so unsettled and have that permanent… Continue reading