Not for the fainthearted

Not for the fainthearted It isn’t a secret that parents keep or a mystery for those without children that they can sneak up on you. I don’t mean literally (although they do that as well) but figuratively in every sense. No matter how prepared you think that you are before they arrive there are... Read more »
October 12, 2016

Alien track

Alien track I never cease to be surprised at where life takes me. With my thighs and calves still burning from a very fast scramble up the side of a city centre Hill,  I am now draped over a velodrome wall waiting for number one son to sprint past. I was always... Read more »
August 28, 2016

A choice well made

A choice well made This was one of those days that your heart swells.   I was going to call this thlump, but I thought better of it (lump in throat). Rewind to last weekend when my daughter was telling us about her final days as a junior scholar. Thursday had been scheduled as... Read more »
June 23, 2016


Smile Just because the créma matched the window sill. This little thing brought a smile to my heart today. It wasn’t just that the sun was shining or that it was my first coffee of the day, because it wasn’t. The first coffee had accompanied our Sunday pancakes nearly an hour... Read more »
February 14, 2016