Life · Reviews

10 Things I Learned At BritMums Live! 2013

After my first BritMums experience I have come home shattered but happy. I learned a lot over the weekend, and not just from the talks: 1) I *am* addicted to the internet… …And it’s not doing my brain all that much good either. But it’s okay, because I’m making moves to balance my screen time…… Continue reading 10 Things I Learned At BritMums Live! 2013

Life · London Olympics

On Being A Games Maker at London 2012

Well it’s all over and done with. The London Olympics 2012 are finished – the Closing Ceremony complete, medals won and handed out, anthems played, races run, shot-puts thrown and show jumps cleared. And I made it happen. Well, I helped. My shifts were out on the road for the Cycling Road Races and Marathons…… Continue reading On Being A Games Maker at London 2012

365 Project

Project 365 Week #12 – “Smiles”

MONDAY: Today was a scorcher! And also our final session of Games Maker training before our shifts. That’s it now – next stop will be the actual events! Once our session on the Mall was finished (including a welcome glimpse of the Beach Volleyball Teams training in the sun) our little crew went for a…… Continue reading Project 365 Week #12 – “Smiles”


The Final Countdown & My New Love

Today was my very last Games Maker training session – it was gloriously sunny and toasty warm. After the session was over and we headed out out St James’s Park it suddenly dawned on me that this is it. That was it. No more training and practising, no more ‘getting to know your team’ or…… Continue reading The Final Countdown & My New Love