We’ve had a lovely day today. It was the St George’s Day Fun Day for all the Beavers, Cubs and Scouts in the district, and they had organised an inflatable assault course. The weather forecast was not favourable, but as it turned out, it was a lovely sunny[…]

When I was planning the menu for the week, Bean asked for tagine. We haven’t had it for ages and I had forgotten that he even liked it. He was quite specific – “the one you make with the lamb and apricots”. So that’s what we had today. Tagine[…]

A-Z Challenge letter: W – Wire     I love crafty things. Certain crafty things. I need a creative outlet to keep my brain sane, but there are lots of crafty things that I just don’t have the finesse or patience or talent for. But I’m also a[…]

People often comment on how busy I must be and wonder how I find time for all the things I do. To be honest, it generally doesn’t feel too bad. Just lately though, I have got very behind with one project – I’ve been taking part in the[…]

A-Z Challenge letter: V – Vagina Back when I was in newly qualified teacher in my first year of teaching, I took a small group of year 9 girls (and I wish I could tell you how much I loved those girls; they were fabulous) to an Amnesty International[…]

A case of simple pleasures today. Bean asked if they could make their own lunch today – he wanted pizza. Nice and simple, easy, quick – and I had things in the fridge that they could use to make them. We didn’t have pizza bases in, but I[…]