What we read in Book Club, 2018

What we read in Book Club, 2018

If you New Year’s resolution is to read more, or you are looking for good books to recommend to your book club, here is what we read in book club during 2018. I don’t always think a book that is good for discussion has to be something you really enjoy, but...
Cultured Kids #33

Cultured Kids #33

Hello there and welcome to my hosting of Cultured Kids! I am hosting with the lovely Scarlett at Diary of a Londoness, so do go and check out her blog too. Can you believe Christmas is around the corner? We have tickets to see War Horse at The National, and I am...
What to buy a 13 year old girl for her birthday

What to buy a 13 year old girl for her birthday

For those who follow the blog, you know I have a beautiful daughter. She was just a little girl when I began this blog, and suddenly she has entered her teen years. I have to say, what to buy a 13 year old girl for her birthday, proved troublesome! But, she was...
Parking outside schools

Parking outside schools

I’d be lying if I was saying I was a totally laid back person, I’m not. I am passionate about many causes and I am not afraid for my voice and opinion to be heard. However, one thing that really goes beyond just having an opinion about and just makes my...
Should I be scared to be living?

Should I be scared to be living?

It has been one year since that fateful night. Of course, thanks to the efforts of my quick-thinking, first aid trained husband and son, CPR was administered and I am here to tell the tale. I have learnt an awful lot in the year, but not really about myself. I already...
Running a Mile Every Day – What I Learnt.

Running a Mile Every Day – What I Learnt.

Before my cardiac arrest, I liked to exercise. Although I’m no Jessica Ennis-Hill, I could always see the pleasure in it, and do you know what? It made me feel good. In fact, I’d signed up to a half marathon in October, and I was just about to start...