March in the north and it’s still difficult to imagine that balmy summer evenings, let alone short sleeves and bare feet, are even possible. Believe, my friends, believe. Before you know it. Ok, in between six and 10 weeks, I’m fairly sure that it’ll get a bit warmer and we’ll be gazing at the […]
As Mother’s Day looms again – I thought it was time to give this post another airing. How did your mothering go? Are you still in the midst of it, or is it mostly behind you? Were you a success today? How did you do? Were you any good? Clearly a successful parenting […]
You might be surprised how much your work can have an effect on your health. But it can have a serious impact on your physical and mental health. In fact, a lot of people who end up with colds and coughs have picked up the bugs while they are at work. And a lot of […]
If I’ve learned one thing it’s this: Don’t trust a lid. It will only let you down. Never put your dignity in the hands of a little lid. Or a big one. Don’t let a disc of plastic be all that stands between you and discovering how much soup looks like vomit when it covers […]
My son – I’ll bet you don’t give a hoot Years ago I had a boyfriend whose mother used to feed me ice cream, gallons of it. I learned to greet each huge bowl of vanilla with convincing enthusiasm as I slurped it down. I can’t remember where it started, but she believed I adored […]
More and more of us are taking up blogging. It’s so easy to buy a domain and set up a new blog that you can get up and running in minutes! Do a cursory search online, and you’ll discover blogs that cover a range of topics. Whatever floats your boat, there’ll be a blog for […]
Finally, it is starting to look like winter’s gloomy old rags are being folded up and put away for another year. Spring is here: the snowdrops have been joined by crocuses and daffs. There’s an urge that comes at this time of year. If it didn’t involve so much housework, I might embrace spring cleaning. […]
Boy Two is doing some photography as part of his Duke of Edinburgh’s, so Boy Three and I thought we’d join him in taking some photos in Bellahouston Park today. Other posts you might like: Too beautiful for photos What do the photos on your phone mean?