Red Arrows on a dull day – My Sunday Photo 230717

Red Arrows on a dull day - My Sunday Photo 230717

Red Arrows on a dull day – My Sunday Photo 230717 It’s been years since we’ve had beautiful blue skies for race day at the British Grand Prix.  Well certainly for the time that the aerial display takes place before the race.  This year was no exception.  But the Red Arrows… Continue reading »

Project 365 2017 Week 28-29

Project 365 2017 Week 29

Project 365 2017 Week 28-29 Day 190 – 203 Sunday 9th July –  Day 190 We started our day at the Midland Air Museum, next to Coventry Airport.  There are lots of planes to see from across the years and we saw a different boy today.  It seems that Monkey wanted to… Continue reading »

The last day of Key Stage One

The last day of Key Stage One

It hadn’t really dawned on me that the last day of Year Two would also be the last day of Key Stage One.  It only seems like 5 minutes ago I was agonising over whether to leave Monkey in his pre-school setting for a second year or to move him… Continue reading »

Sleeping well with Room to Grow

Sleeping well with Room to Grow

I was recently sorting out the airing cupboard and it was with a heavy heart that I realised that my son has outgrown a couple of his duvet sets.  Don’t get me wrong, he is still firmly planted in the world of trains, diggers and tractors, but he’s growing up… Continue reading »

Thomas Troll’s Travels

Monkey and I have been enjoying reading the newly published Thomas Troll’s Travels recently. Written by Nicolas Starling and published through Clink Street Publishing, the paperback book is aimed at children aged 7-10 years of age. Having a 7 year old bridge troll of my own, I knew the idea of… Continue reading »

Getting organised with the Doodle Collection – review and giveaway

Getting organised with the Doodle Collection

I’m not a great one for gadgets as people who know me well will tell you.  I can’t ever see my turned away from a trusty paperback or my yearly paper diary.  I’m never to be found without either.  So it will come as no surprise that I’m a paper… Continue reading »