Ask not for whom the bell tolls…

…don’t worry, I’m not shuffling off this mortal coil or anything so dramatic. No, I wanted to make the point that the rattle of an alarm clock is but a distant memory as the boys and I settle into a Devon seaside routine of early wake up cuddles and the treachery of tangled four and…

Respect your Elder

Sometimes you forget to appreciate the qualities of those around you. Today I was reminded of how lovely and fab my elder son is. We had his open evening at school today. Look at what he made…

Things I learnt this weekend

Well, we made it…and I have grown a little wiser as follows I wildly underestimate prep times jellies take longer to set than you’d think 20 is the absolute maximum you want at a brithday party children are the perfect demonstration of entropy – they continue to expand to fill the space they are given…