My 2018 Travel Bucket List

I really love planning a new trip away – the excitement of thinking about visiting a new or much loved place, and thinking about what you’ll do and where you’ll stay is such a wonderful feeling. We don’t have any trips planned for this year yet, and I don’t think it’s likely that we’ll go very far at all. But…

2018 – The Year of Me

2017 was most definitely one of the worst years of my life. A lot of shit things happened and it was generally pretty miserable and hard. The odd very wonderful thing happened too – I became an aunty again, and I was reminded how much my wonderful friends were always there for me. I’ve decided this year is going to…

Wise(ish) Words For Kids | A Review and Giveaway

The lovely people behind ‘The Book of Everyone‘ have a new book out – Wise(ish) Words for kids. Wise(ish) Words is a personalised, 50-page book, with useful and funny advice for 8-16 year olds and personalised by you. We were sent a book for Ava – which I’ll keep for her until she’s a bit older – and it’s a really lovely, fun…

My Daughter at Six Years Old

Last week my wonderful child turned six years old, which is a bit nuts. It feels pretty unbelievable that I am the mother of a six year old but she also seems so grown up sometimes and she is absolutely bloody amazing. She has come on so much in the last year – her reading and writing has improved so much,…