5 Things I Would Like For My Birthday

This month I turn 27 on the 27th – the neatness of this distracts me from how old 27 sounds – which means my brain is full of balloons, wrapping paper and cake as per every birthday build-up ever. And I may be nearer 30 than anything else but that doesn’t mean I don’t have…… Continue reading 5 Things I Would Like For My Birthday

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365 Project 2014, Week 30

As a surprise treat for the soon-to-be-five year old, we packed the kids into the car this morning and headed off to visit the Welsh Mountain Zoo in Colwyn Bay for the day. We had a great time there, rounding off with a good long play session in the brilliant adventure playgrounds there and grabbing…… Continue reading 365 Project 2014, Week 30

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365 Project Week #17 ~ ‘Green’

MONDAY: It was Liberty’s boyfriend’s birthday today and you can’t have a birthday without cake. So before we headed out for a meal and a few drinks, I baked a chocolate cake to take round as a present – it went down very well with some Champers before our dinner! TUESDAY: I got the big…… Continue reading 365 Project Week #17 ~ ‘Green’

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365 Project Week #13 ~ “Water”

MONDAY:Time to head home after my busy weekend but first I had time to relax in the sunshine by the fountain in Stevenage Town Square before my train left. Then we had a mini birthday celebration for Tori at my parents’ house with cake and a few presents before dropping them off with their Dad.…… Continue reading 365 Project Week #13 ~ “Water”

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Monster Mash!

Tori turned three on the 21st of July. Yes, three. Already. I was off in London living the Olympic high life on the day so yesterday we had a second celebration together. She had birthday with Daddy on the day and birthday with Mummy and Caius this week. We had a lovely day out together,…… Continue reading Monster Mash!

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A Post For Kathryn

Today is the 22nd birthday of someone very special. She isn’t here with us any more but that doesn’t mean we don’t think of her every day and smile. Or wonder what she’d be doing now and where her life would have led. My daughter shares her name because I made a promise to myself…… Continue reading A Post For Kathryn