I passed my driving test more than half my life ago. 1988 if you must know. Second attempt, as it happens. All the best drivers pass second time, so they say. I could never commit the stopping distances to memory and, in any case, they were entirely meaningless as I can’t judge distances from numbers. […]
Things I’ve learned from having a shiny new car
The Fault In Our Stars and a few surprises
Hurtling along the motorway, homeward, Boy One, Boy Two and I sat in silence, tears tracing down our cheeks. Someone sniffed loudly.Don’t worry, we weren’t en route to the aftermath of some personal disaster, nor were we fleeing domestic mayhem. No. We were simply on our way back from a highly entertaining couple of days in […]
Where should we go on holiday this year?
Pic: bear with me. We’ve been thinking about the summer here at the Palace of Bundance. With a few measly rays of sunshine and the occasional snowdrop, it does actually seem that it’s possible we’ll get there. Wearing shorts and going sock-less doesn’t seem like a crazy fantasy any longer. And this year, we’d quite […]