Fitness, Self-care

Plank Challenge Time

I've come back from holiday (did I mention we went on holiday? we left the country and everything! I mighthavebeengoingon aboutthata bit, sorry) having eaten all the cheese and ice cream and chocolate. This means that running is hard again (because I only did a tiny bit while away, despite my best intentions) and my… Continue reading Plank Challenge Time

Truck loaded and ready to go
Travel

Stuff we didn’t need on holiday

Before we went on holiday (for lots of pictures, visit #smellysocksgoestofrance), I wrote a list of everything essential to take (and added the stuff we forgot). We had an absolutely bloody brilliant time. This was the holiday we'd waited three years for. However, amongst the very many things we took, we did not need some… Continue reading Stuff we didn’t need on holiday

Family, Travel

What to pack for a Eurocamp holiday

We're off next weekend, for our first big holiday since 2019. We love a Eurocamp caravan, even doing our first fly-drive at the beginning of June. Every time we go, I think of things we didn't take. So, I'm going to write a list of things I'm packing in case it's useful to anyone else… Continue reading What to pack for a Eurocamp holiday

Children, Writing

Almost there

Are we nearly there yet? Almost holidays Almost the end of daily routines Weekly clubs already over Taxi service to sports is done with Peace and quiet looming, stretching to the horizon Or Kids off school, bored and nagging Interruptions, requests for snacks and screen time Organising activities and friends to play Money leaking to… Continue reading Almost there

Aesthete Blogger Award
Writing

The Aesthete Blogger award

The very lovely Kayleigh at Confidently Kayleigh nominated me for this back in October last year and I've been very slow responding. Sorry Kayleigh. You can see her post here. I love Kayleigh's blog and her instagram, she posts a wonderful mixture of the serious and the silly stuff. In particular, she features the realities… Continue reading The Aesthete Blogger award

Self-care, Work

Love Thyself

This isn't going to become a regular thing, long-time readers have probably picked up that I (we) am (are) not religious in the slightest. That doesn't mean that I don't think the bible or any other religious text of any denomination or faith don't have value, truth, or wisdom. They absolutely do. So, here goes.… Continue reading Love Thyself

Politics & Equality

Boris is Going

It's all over the news and the culmination of several days of mass ministerial resignations on the top of months and years of scandal after scandal. Here's the thing though. I'm seeing a lot of social media posts, from usually reputable sources or groups, declaiming Boris as an immoral narcissist, for example: Now, I am… Continue reading Boris is Going