Now, before I go any further, and in case my mother is reading this, I want to make it clear that this has nothing to do with illegal or unsavoury activities, although I very much hope it will have something to do with earning money. Towards the end[…]

We have talked about decorating. For seven years we’ve talked about it. We decorated the two smaller bedrooms. We redecorated the kitchen and I painted the bathroom (badly). We even got around to painting our bedroom (after 5 or 6 years) which we said we’d do as soon[…]

Yesterday we received the weekly newsletter from our son’s school which contained what I consider to be an interesting discussion point.  I don’t want to get into a discussion about whether the school is right or wrong in this case, but would like to take the point they[…]

2010 was an odd year for me.  For many people in fact it seems.  2010 was the year I started this blog with the intention of writing regularly and also the year that I stopped posting for months at a time.  It was the year that I was[…]