• Holiday Adventure in London
    Travel

    A Summer Holiday Adventure in London

    It’s become my thing- a summer holiday adventure in London. My children are used to me travelling to London with work most weeks. So this has become their ‘thing’. The answer…

  • Family time at SEA LIFE London
    Travel

    Family time at SEA LIFE London

    If you’re a regular reader, you’ll know this year has been completely swept up with work. Added to which Mr J has returned to employment after life as a SAHD. It’s…

  • The North- ever the bittersweet journey
    Family

    The North- ever the bittersweet journey

    As we left this afternoon, you said you still read my blog. I was planning to write to you, but in the absence of finding a Paperchase at the train station (disbelief!),…

  • School's out for summer
    Family

    School’s out for summer

    Another school year is done. School’s out for summer. I have taller children, with bigger feet. Children who have gained in stature, physically and mentally I look at my boys and can’t…

  • Me and My Bee at the Sherman Theatre
    Theatre

    Me and My Bee at the Sherman Theatre

    With two 7 year-olds and a 9 year-old getting to the theatre feels a little more challenging. Something which will entertain all three of them isn’t as easy as it used…

  • Life update
    Blog

    Life update – nothing to see here

    I hope you’ll allow me a quick post. Every morning I’m conscious that I haven’t been blogging. It’s got to the point that I think about stopping. I wonder how, with…

  • Utopia curated by Charlotte Church
    Theatre

    Utopia curated by Charlotte Church

    If the Festival of Voice was a fantastic immersion into exceptional new voices and new experiences it’s fair to say Utopia curated by Charlotte Church created a microcosm of this. After…

  • Lovecraft (Not the Sex Shop in Cardiff)
    Theatre

    Lovecraft (Not the Sex Shop in Cardiff)

    As part of last weekend’s immersion in the Festival of Voice, I managed to catch Carys Eleri’s co-production of Lovecraft (Not the Sex Shop in Cardiff) at the Wales Millennium Centre. Described as…

  • Double Vision by Gagglebabble at Festival of Voice 2018_Photo by Rhys Cozens Lisa Jen Brown and Full Set
    Theatre

    Double Vision by Gagglebabble and WMC

    After falling hook, line and sinker for Lucy Rivers’ for The Sinners Club, one of my must-sees for Cardiff’s Festival of Voice 2018 was the co-production between Gagglebabble and WMC. Gagglebabble, a company…