Online Dating and The Fajita Wrap.

I don’t go on it.Then I do. Then I ignore it. Then I don’t. I hate it. But I still try it out – incase I’m about to miss someone spectacular. I’ve been ‘offline’ for almost a week, then I open up to a private message centered around the fajita wrap. He’s just an ordinary […]

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The First Family Holiday Without Him

It was 1 year and 6 days ago when I decided to leave. He had been so bad that I was trembling.  Small, tiny, but resonating right through me like a hum. Right down to my cells. I still do tremble like that sometimes, and this morning is one of those times. We aren’t going […]

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After The Betrayal

I waited until the kids had gone to school. Then I got the bag of rice out of the cupboard, poured some into the mortar and started pounding it with the pestle. Rice was flying everywhere, spraying across the table and floor and onto my feet. But I lent in, hunched over, head down and […]

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Back To School

The 6 weeks holidays. The End. The children have been singing Ed Sheeran throughout.(“I’m in Lurv with yer bar-de”..) It is now etched into my mind and circles around in my brain throughout meetings, discussions and even arguments – there have been a few. It’s been a pleasure, don’t get me wrong but;

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Election Stress and Confusion Causes Havoc With Under Ripe Avocado In Sock.

Election stress and uncertainty can manifest itself in many ways. Laura Wallington from Nottingham caused damage to property today after putting an under ripe avocado into an odd Jojo Maman Bebe sock and swinging it about in M&S foodhall, sending whole shelves of quinoa, beetroot and couscous crashing onto the floor and ruining people’s Converse. […]

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The Turkey’s Habit

I once read that turkeys have to be brought indoors during heavy rain, as they have a tendency to look up at it, filling their airways until they drown. I am not sure if this is a fact, I just love it. These folk stood here for half an hour staring up at the announcement […]

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Brexit, Lies, and The US Election:

Dear American voters: Lots of English voters believed some lies from ‘real’ ‘honest’ and ‘straight talking’ politicians and newspapers, and they voted for Brexit. Then it was proved that these politicians lied to get what they wanted. Now the pound is not worth as much as it used to be. By quite a long way. […]

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Parenting. What about ‘Childing?’

When your kids want something there really is no excuse available to you that they will accept. Wether it’s having another ice cream, watching another episode of Paw Patrol, not having a bath, or when you, yes YOU (remember!?) want to leave the playground, because you want a wee so much that you know one sneeze […]

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