The only child conversation

The only child conversation

I never thought I’d have an only child, it wasn’t in the plan. As I’ve mentioned before I was lucky that I fell pregnant really quickly with my son, aged 40, and it didn’t cross my mind that that wouldn’t happen again.  It took a lot longer the second time… Continue reading »

Project 365 2019 Week 3

Project 365 2019 Week 3

Project 365 2019 Week 3 Day 13 – 19 Sunday 13th January – Day 13 We do like to get out of the house at this time of year if at all possible, especially if that entails getting outdoors and making use of our National Trust membership. We’d decided on… Continue reading »

Exploring Lacock Abbey and beyond

Exploring Lacock Abbey and beyond

It’s sometimes difficult to get motivated to leave the house at this time of year.  But when the weather forecast tells me that it’s going to be dry and relatively mild, then I’m all for putting a plan in place and getting outdoors.  As is often the case, my National… Continue reading »

Making memories with a National Trust passport

Making memories with a National Trust passport

We’ve had National Trust membership since my son was really small and we always get our money’s worth from our annual fee.  It’s something I recommend to friends and I couldn’t imagine not being a member now.  If we’re going away anywhere I always look to see what National Trust… Continue reading »

Making pizza from scratch with my son

Making pizza from scratch with my son

I was never much of a cook and I hated home economics lessons at school. I can still remember the disgusting vegetable soup I made at Middle School.  It wasn’t good.  There are still a million and one things I’d rather be doing than cooking, but I have progressed from… Continue reading »