It’s true. I’m not sure if it’s genetic or a symptom of a poor attention span but I really don’t like watching films. I’ve got friends who are addicted to the cinema (or were back when cinemas were open) but I just can’t concentrate. If it doesn’t grab me in the first 10 minutes I’ll… Read More I Can’t Watch Films
I’m writing this post to all other blogging parents who let their children have the occasional film night. As lockdown has meant so many nights in over the last year, we have nearly exhausted all that Netflix has to offer in family films. That is until yesterday when we came across Yes Day starring Jennifer… Read More Yes Day
When I considered starting a blog, many moons ago, the overriding piece of advice was to choose a niche. Find a narrow field of topics to write about as this is the best way to find an audience. That sounded like great advice and I definitely wanted to do this blogging thing properly. The biggest… Read More Should I Have a Blog Niche?
Love it or hate it, Facebook has been around for nearly two decades. That makes me feel really old. It’s revolutionised the way we communicate and stay in touch with people. Thanks to Facebook I know everything about all of the people I went to school with…. thanks Facebook. Facebook can be a dangerous tool… Read More The Facebook Attention Seeker
An image of Bob Geldof pops into my head upon saying that, for those of you in the UK old enough to remember him before he became synonymous with charity work. I really don’t like Sundays. As a child they were ‘boring’. A day to do homework in my teens. A day when my step… Read More I don’t like Sundays
Before I begin, let’s just be clear on what the word hoarder means. Not all of the readers here will have English as a first language but I’m sure hoarders will exist in every part of the globe. What is a hoarder? A hoarder is somebody who has persistent difficulty with parting from or discarding… Read More Are You A Hoarder?
Things I didn’t know until this week and advice I can offer. As I’ve mentioned before, this week I have been moving house, so the majority of things I now know relate specifically to this. Sorting and packing – be ruthless When you’re moving house and sorting through your belongings it’s always tempting to pack… Read More Lessons Learnt #1 – Moving
I had so much fun on the original post What Is This? that when I found something else unidentifiable, I knew you’d be able to help. Just found this on the floorNo idea what it’s forShould I chuck it? Is that clever?Does it hold the house together?Racked my brain, now in tearsSo people, any ideas?… Read More What Is This? #2
It’s June 21st and the longest day of the year for us in the UK. I’ll leave you with some of my favourite photos taken over the past few weeks – as a celebration of summer and all things light. Autumn, winter and……Christmas are just round the corner after all! Stay safe. X
So it’s Father’s Day here in the UK this weekend. Always a strange day for me. I’m never sure on the right thing to do. I have a biological father. I’ve met him. I’ve lived with him for a small number of years and yet I don’t consider him a father or a dad. Conversely… Read More What is a Father?