Small Joys

Small Joys

A very old friend of mine had a serious accident a few weeks ago. She was hiking in California, as you do, slipped off a boulder, broke her pelvis and ankle and was alone in the sweltering heat for four days. (And if she doesn’t make this into movie, I will.) Anyway,...
3 Great Places To Eat In Bristol

3 Great Places To Eat In Bristol

Hands up who spends every Saturday night looking at Rightmove on their phone. *Raises hands sheepishly.* In my defence, I have no social life and on the rare occasion I do go out, I tend to break things, mainly my bones. Anyway, now that my eldest lives in the...
5 Great Gift Ideas For Father’s Day

5 Great Gift Ideas For Father’s Day

It’s Father’s Day this month so I thought I would get in early and do some research for a great present for Dad. My dad is now 77 but is young at heart and has a better social life than I do! (Although that’s not really difficult.) He loves to play golf and darts, and...
The Ridiculous Story Of How I Broke My Arm

The Ridiculous Story Of How I Broke My Arm

It was 1am on a Saturday morning nearly three weeks ago, and I found myself in a dark alleyway between a furniture shop and a curry house. I was tipsy, not drunk, caught between the lure a handsome young man whilst panicking about the fact I had lost my best friend....
How National Citizen Service Can Help Your Teen

How National Citizen Service Can Help Your Teen

The thing about having teenagers is that time speeds up. Before you know it, your baby is balancing GCSE revision, friendships and hobbies – mostly without your involvement. The thing is, though, as big as your teens look, they still need a bit of help moving into the...