Sunday at the Seaside

Sunday morning is normally pretty hectic in our house – mainly with football shenanigans. However, as the season has finished for us now (THANK GOD), today was the second Sunday this year that I have had a lie-in. Except … as I’m living in my Dad’s spare room, the curtains in there are very thin, there are no […]

Staying In – The New Going Out

    After yesterday’s blog post about approaching middle age and the boring things I’ve done this week, my best friend text me and asked WTF regarding the car boot organiser. In fact, I think her exact words were “Are you 87?”   We then discussed the fact that she had fingered through a car […]

Window Shopping & Blogging Friends

    I decided to bunk off work today (you can occasionally do that as a freelancer …) and meet a couple of my blogging gal pals, Alison from Not Another Mummy Blog and Katrina from Cool Bananas Blog, at Bluewater. Katrina suggested trying out a new restaurant instead of our usual Costa and so we went to […]

The Parenting Rage

    I can’t remember the last time I got The Rage. I am probably the most laidback parent I know, preferring a quiet life over one of turbulence. If there’s one thing my last relationship taught me it’s that I won’t live the rest of my life in an atmosphere of tension and discord.   […]

My Happy Places

    It’s 6pm on Saturday and I’m freshly bathed, in clean pyjamas, already in bed (albeit working on my laptop) and listening to James Blake’s ‘Wilhelm Scream’.  Living the dream people.   It also happens to be Valentine’s Day.   Now for many of you this might sound a little sad (it is), but […]

Meeting Blogging Friends

    One of the things I love about blogging is that I’ve made some lovely friends over the last four years.  People whose paths would never have crossed mine and maybe, in some cases, people who perhaps wouldn’t be a natural ‘fit’ for me in real life.  Our shared love of blogging brings us […]

Day Trip to Whitstable

  It is officially 26 days until Dexter and I go on our summer holiday … our first one together in 7 years.   You would not believe the excitement levels happening in our house right now. Seriously. In fact, we even had a day trip to Whitstable yesterday to do a trial run to […]

Restaurant Review: Zizzi, Maidstone

      I’ve written a few restaurant reviews in my time … Villagio, Zippers, and the disastrous Eight … and one thing is constant, I’m always honest.  Whether the restaurant is great, average or downright horrible … I’m afraid you’ll get the truth.  Which is a good thing, right?   Right.   So this […]