A Trip Down Memory Lane with M&S

A Trip Down Memory Lane with M&S

  I remember my first day at senior school like it was yesterday. Which is rather surprising considering it was 33 years ago. My school uniform was generally considered rather hideous, and it really was. A turquoise crimplene A-line tunic which clashed horribly with...
Secondary School – The First Year

Secondary School – The First Year

    I’ve been following some of my friends’ social media updates today about whether their child got their first choice of primary school and it took me right back to my absolute panic when I thought Dexter hadn’t got into his (and my) first choice, my old grammar...
Time To Read with DisneyLife

Time To Read with DisneyLife

  For as long as I can remember, I have always loved books. I think it stems from being around Mum so much as a child – she always seemed to have a book on the go wherever she was.  There would be a different one on the arm of her favourite armchair, one on the...
Will ISIS come Mum?

Will ISIS come Mum?

  Dexter is on a school trip to the Natural History Museum today. All good stuff. He’s been before but quite frankly, you can never visit this too much … am I right?   Anyway, it got to lunchtime and I was busy doing the housework. OK, I was watching Oxford Street...
5 Things I Learnt Last Week #3

5 Things I Learnt Last Week #3

  What a week right? Such devastating news from around the world has made my little blog seem just so … frivolous. Every time I go to write something funny about dating or moan about how the washing is never ending, my fingers just can’t quite summon up the energy. I...