Young Rebels - Brave Captain

Brave Captain

Homework is done, school bags are packed, uniform is laid out and shoes are at the door. I’ve done all I can to reduce the morning’s stress levels, but will it help? If the last couple of weeks are anything to go by, then no, it won’t! It’s all the dilly dallying that I find…

5th Anniversary Card

Five Crazy Years

My husband and I celebrated our ‘wooden’ wedding anniversary last week and took advantage of school hours for a romantic escape! Off we went to York for a stroll around the city where we got married and then a little picnic in theĀ Museum gardens. A very nice happily-married-for-44-years man kindly helped us capture a re-enactment…

Engagement card

Prior Engagement

The excitement of school seems to be interrupting sleep patterns in our house, rather than prolonging sleep as I was led to believe! Somebody having the same problem proposed the full moon theory on Twitter (!), any ideas are up for debate in my book when it comes to trying to understand sleep and how…

Sahara Trek Countdown

Sahara Trek Countdown

Saturday 6th September signaled the 6 month countdown to my departure for my Moroccan adventure in the desert. This means the end of ‘pre-training’ training and the start of the serious training! I have my newly added widget (to the right) to keep track of my countdown which is the equivalent of a wagging finger…