Bring on the games: A family Night in

Bring on the games: A family Night in

As a family, we are quite competitive with one another. A few years ago, the husband and I spent a whole night deciding which sport which one of us were better at. If you’re interested: I’m best at skiing and netball, he does confess I am quite a good...
The Worry of Secondary Transfer

The Worry of Secondary Transfer

It’s the old adage, but time really does fly. In September, I see my gorgeous baby girl off to secondary school. She got through the painful process of her 11+, and is now preparing for her new school, of course this is a new thing: The worry of secondary...
Motherhood, Careers and Confidence

Motherhood, Careers and Confidence

#no7ready I used to love going to work: I had a wardrobe rammed full of lovely garments that I’d don each day (generally a different outfit each day) with a pair of heels. I’d put on a slick of the war paint and off I would go. I really enjoyed the work I...
Anyone for Cricket?

Anyone for Cricket?

One of my favourite childhood memories is being at the cricket club. My Dad was a keen player, and summer weekends were taken up by being at the club, playing endless games of British bulldog with the other players’ kids. We sometimes went ‘away’ and...