Just because you’re paranoid….

Last night we had a blackout. The lights went out and all the alarms went off in the local area, so I knew it wasn’t just us. I had spent the evening watching the news, with a rising feeling of fear. I’m usually fine with blackouts but last night I felt...

Learning to Love Swimming

I have always loved water. There is nothing I like more than a walk by the beach or along the canal. You can go every day and it will look different. If I could change anything about where I live in the midlands I would pick it up and put it slap bang next to the...

Listography: Things I’d change about myself

Listography this week is 5 things I’d change about myself. I like to think I’m pretty self aware. Like Mr Darcy says “I have faults enough, but they are not, I hope, of understanding.”1) I thought I would take a straw poll of the house and ask...

Great South Run – Week 1

I have just heard that I can run the Great South Run for Tamba (twins and multiple birth association see http://www.tamba.org.uk/). I have exactly 3 months to prepare. I’ve been doing bits and bobs of training up till now – but would ideally be a bit...

Back to reality

You know how some days you feel like super mum? Everything goes perfectly, the kids are well behaved, you effortlessly multi task. You feel you can accomplish anything. Be anything.Well this wasn’t one of those days.I should have been in a great mood beacuse I...

Flashback Friday – How to mess up a proposal

MEI have always been in such a rush to get through my life. I was always looking forward to the next thing and never content to just be happy with where I was. I like how old I am at the moment, it feels like I was meant to be this age, perhaps I was born to be 33....

Mum-ME time! R2BC

Sometimes you need a break. I’m not talking about a weeks holiday on a sandy beach – although that would be nice. Just an hour out of the day to day grind. It can be hard work looking after small children. Whenever you really need to get on with something,...