Last night my friend Zoe came round. We talked about my blogs, and looked and laughed at some of my posts, and then she told me I had to blog about her, followed by a list of things I am not allowed to blog about. I am not allowed to mention her relationships or anything [...]
I adore Camp Bestival. I took Little Legs last year by myself and we had a brilliant time. If you don’t know much about Camp Bestival, check out Festival Kidz for the lowdown. From the Festival Kidz website page, which I look after: Camp Bestival is the mother of all family-friendly festivals. It is a [...]
I am joining in with Kate Takes 5 listography for the first time – although this is 2 months too late to actually join in but I am doing it because the topic is great, and I have a whole lot of phrases that are annoying me at the moment. All relating to Phil’s deployment [...]
Today Little Legs asked where Daddy was a hundred times. Today Little Legs asked if she could see Daddy. Today Little Legs asked if I could get Daddy. Today has been hard.
When you’re husband leaves you for seven months, you need a distraction once the little legged one has gone to bed. And my current distraction is sorting out Little Legs’s bedroom. It’s the only room in the new apartment which is looking okay. The rest is all unpacked but nothing quite goes or fits. [...]
Little Legs went to bed at 6.15ish tonight. She had fallen asleep in the car on the way back from my mothers and I decided to let her go to bed as she was – chocolate smeared face included – as she was clearly shattered. I just popped on her nappy and left her sleeping. [...]
Today my husband left us for 7 months. He’s on HMS Dauntless heading to Africa and then South Africa. That’s common knowledge. So why does every single news report say he’s heading to the Falklands right now as their lead? Like this, and this, and this. I know papers need to sell stories. I know [...]
It’s hard work getting yourself out there when you’re an independent store owner, so when I saw that Karen over at All About The Boys was doing her best to support independents I decided I too needed to join in. This is the second Support Independents day. But I am a little late to the party as I forgot [...]