Listography: Guilty Pleasures

Listography: Guilty Pleasures

I don’t really believe in the concept of guilty pleasures. Unless it’s harming yourself or other people I don’t think you should be guilty about anything that makes you happy. That said there are of course certain things I don’t go around...

How to be a cheerful mummy R2BC

I was half not meaning to write a Reasons to be cheerful post this week. Mainly because I haven’t been feeling very cheery. Then a strange thing happened this morning. My baby alarm clock is normally set to six o’clock. She wakes me with a piercing cry of...
How to make a sea shell photo frame

How to make a sea shell photo frame

 Collecting shells and building castlesDo you find yourself coming away from the beach with lots of beautiful sea shells and nothing to do with them? I searched everywhere for shell crafts and couldn’t find anything. Then decided to make a sea shell photo...

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...