Job Done

Isn’t it quiet? Virtually the only sound to be heard yesterday afternoon was my husband swearing at the line trimmer that he couldn’t get to work. The swearing eventually stopped, the whizzer never did fire up and I went back to reading my book in peace. There’s a difference of opinion as to whether, or […]

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All the Options

It was options evening at school this week; the school gym filled with (mostly) enthusiastic-looking students and their anxious-looking parents. Why do the parents always look so worried? As though we’ve convinced ourselves that our children’s future happiness rests entirely on making a choice between PE or history at the age of 16. The students […]

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First Prize Pie

Exciting news! My daughter’s team won their volleyball championships! And I won the bacon and egg pie making competition. Thanks, I know, it’s quite the achievement. Nobody else knew there was pie making competition on (too focused on the volleyball) but there was, and I won. I know I won because my daughter messaged me: […]

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