What we read {March 2018}

I have always loved to read but have been sticking with a single genre, that over time has become predictable. The year started with me determined not only to read more but to also try…

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Our garden. Then and now

We have now lived in our house for 3 years. Time flies when you are having fun (and when you’re renovating). It feels like we have neglected the garden in favour of all the structural…

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A little life update (March 2018)

Well hello there! Can you believe that after the longest January in the history of the entire universe and a seemingly never ending winter, it is almost April? After such a slow start to the…

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Circus fun at Hatton Adventure World

During the February half term we were invited to Hatton Adventure World to see if we enjoyed their circus themed activities. To be honest the children were thrilled about the visit until I mentioned clowns.…

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Be careful what you wish for

I think we are all guilty at times of making wishes. Big wishes and small wishes. Unrealistic hopes for a lottery win and more realistic desires for good weather have all featured in my day…

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Random thoughts on the passing of time

It’s been a funny old week and my thoughts have often drifted to the subject of the passing of time. After the longest January in the history of the universe, February is passing in the…

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The difference between UK and US crochet stitches

Last year, during a lull in my dressmaking I decided to teach myself how to crochet. Being a visual learner, I turned to YouTube to help me with the stitches. Once I had mastered tension…

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