• Life Right Now: November

    Life Right Now: November

    I’m doing so well with this… Hmmmm. After feeling inspired by Sara-Jayne in September, I missed October. I like to think this is with good reason, we left the country. Temporarily.…

  • My five for a Friday

    My five for a Friday

    I have been enjoying reading a few bloggers posting about their Friday favourites. And whilst their posts are a mix of everything, I have been enjoying reading so much this month,…

  • Christmas at the Sherman Alice in Wonderland at the Sherman Theatre. Photo by Mark Douet

    Alice in Wonderland at the Sherman Theatre

    Christmas at the Sherman Theatre has become to my family part of what makes Christmas. As my children have grown, they’ve transitioned from the productions for younger children to sitting mesmerised…

  • Review

    Getting comfy with Scruffs

    Tod and Logan are firmly settled into our home and lifestyle now. They became a part of our family in September and we were keen to quickly establish ground rules. Having…

  • The end is in sight
    Working mum

    An end is in sight

    November 15th 2017. We were called to a meeting in London. Given my team work remotely, for efficiency, I thought I’d schedule performance reviews around the meeting. Particularly badly planned as…

  • Replacing university with books

    Replacing university with books

    One of the ways I’m currently justifying giving up university (I don’t think I’ve actually committed the final act of letting the university know yet…) is that I have the opportunity…

  • The boy with ADHD

    The boy with ADHD

    This year has been as all others we have lived since becoming a family. It has been one where we have learned how to be a better family. And we’re still…

  • rainbow themed bedroom

    Creating a Rainbow Themed Bedroom

    Not only did adding all the final touches to CM’s rainbow themed bedroom take forever, but writing this post was a close competitor. Demonstrating my daughter and I are more alike…

  • We Are Ian at The Other Room

    We Are Ian at The Other Room

    We Are Ian at The Other Room takes us back to 1989. In Manchester. I say takes ‘us’  back, for me it’s the repercussions. For the majority of the audience to…