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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Nine Years

Today is my husband and I’s ninth wedding anniversary.  We forgot.  Or rather, I remembered last night and he’d forgotten altogether.  It’s therefore a huge…non-event, unlike our wedding almost a […]

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Silver Haired Fox

It was in 1985 when kids’ TV improved, And into BBc’s Broom Cupboard my childhood crush moved. With twinkling brown eyes and a shock of dark hair, He answered the […]

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The Dukes of Hazzard

I use my blog to mainly talk about my children, my husband and family life but I’ve been shamed into having a rethink. Yesterday I posted a picture of me […]

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A Family That Loves Me

I’ve sent my son to school in a damp (wet) school t-shirt this morning because I forgot to put a ‘whites’ wash on which resulted in me standing with bated breath for […]

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I Have a Problem with Mickey Mouse

I have a problem with Mickey Mouse.  I suppose it was inevitable.  When you spend so much time with a person (or animated mouse) they’re bound to get on your nerves. […]

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The Hell of School Holidays

A rewrite of Hotel California by The Eagles, about my feelings towards the impending summer holidays: In the deserted school yard with tumble weed passing by, The shadow of my impending […]

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Women Don’t Nag

I want to point out, once and for all, that women do not ‘nag’. The dictionary definition of ‘nag’ is to ‘annoy or irritate (a person) with persistent fault-finding or continuous urging’.  […]

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The Smurfs Ruined My Life

(or ‘Things that Freak Me Out’ – Part Two) I want to tell a tale of woe that really isn’t funny. It involves The Smurfs, a boy, a mum and […]

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Daredevil

My toddler is a daredevil, a feisty little chap. Every day he hurtles round and suffers some mishap. Yesterday he thought it fun, in just his socks to slide, On […]

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Things That Freak Me Out

There was a feature with Sara Cox on Radio One last week entitled, ‘Things That Freak Me Out’.  My answer?  Aeroplane toilets and multi-storey car parks. Now, I know that […]

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