Girls Night Out

  I was feeling surprisingly chipper last Sunday morning considering I had gone out the night before. That’s right. I. WENT. OUT. ON. A. SATURDAY. NIGHT.   I feel the need to shout because going out with the girls is a rare occurrence these days. I’m not quite sure what’s happened to me lately but […]

The one where Dexter chose his school uniform

    The return to school is eight days away and we are counting down! Well I definitely am. I have bought the requisite scientific calculator, descant recorder and eleventy billion coloured pencils and, more importantly, I have spent A LOT on Dexter’s new school uniform as he is off to senior school.   There […]

Finally time for a housewarming party!

  After giving you this update about the new house, we are now two weeks further on and I felt it was time to officially celebrate by throwing a small, yet perfectly formed, housewarming party.   I held it on Sunday just gone but the weather had been very variable all week so it was […]

A day on the Thames with MBNA Thames Clippers & The O2

  So I think we are probably at the midway point of the summer holidays. My God, it feels like it’s been months already. Don’t get me wrong, I love the bones of Dexter (obviously), but being a single parent who works from home AND has to entertain a child for six weeks can be […]

A house update – pink carpets & copper lampshades

  We have been in our new house for approximately fifteen days, one hour and 12 minutes. Not that I’m counting. Suffice to say, I am absolutely delighted to have my own space back. It’s amazing how much I have taken having my own place for granted over the years but I don’t think I […]

A week at San Lucianu, Corsica with Mark Warner

  Sometimes you receive an email that can make or break your day. Generally speaking, when you see the word ‘Corsica’ in an email header, it’s likely to be good news. And that’s exactly what happened when Mark Warner kindly invited me and a group of other bloggers to their San Lucianu resort in Corsica […]