There was a day a few weeks ago when Scotland looked like this. Tear-jerkingly lovely. It very nearly makes up for the months and months and months of damp and gloom. Almost makes endless no-point-in-putting-the-fence-back-up gales worthwhile. Almost.
The best blogs are about making you feel that you aren’t alone in your secret little shame. You read them to feel better about feeding your children toast three times a day, cleaning your bathroom with your dirty knickers or fancying Tyrion Lannister. That kind of thing. This one’s about the books you pretend to […]
It’s a refrain nearly as common as “muuuum, where is my….?” and it’s one that’s often harder to find an answer to. It’s this old chestnut: What are we going to do today? It’s particularly challenging in the Palace of Bundance because apart there are so few activities we all agree are fun. It also feels […]
Not quite a week and already the tan is fading faster than the sand fly bites. We’ve passed through the usual back-to-normal phases: Good grief it’s great to be home I’m on top of the world and I can do anything. I’m rested, watch me roar. How can there possibly be so much laundry? […]