I’m with you, Groucho

When did you last sit down and read a book? I have to admit that, having formerly been a complete bookworm, I have been absolutely rubbish over the last few years. I could blame it on parentage of course, that really, it’s down to my scatter brain approach to life these days I think. I…

Milestone

No sooner have I posted about whacky races but another first in Elder’s development. He has been loving the literary ahem, delights of Fleabag Monkeyface which we have been reading at bedtime.. Tonight he finally grasped that he could sit in bed and read it himself!! Yay!! He even came downstairs and said that he…

A good read

A brief discussion in knitting club tonight has led me to jot down my favourite reading fodder…this is a very basic list but I would be interested in any additions you’d like to suggest… EM Forster’s Room with a View – i love how the main protagonists are trying to fit in but can’t deny…

Blast from the past

So, I was wandering down Old Stitch Street with Little One when something caught my eye. A book. An old book. As old as me. Whoosh!! Time travel back to being about 5 and reading my favourite story. There it was, just sitting there! £4 later and it’s mine, all mine! Can’t quite believe it…

What shall we do today?

Elder and I had a lovely day together yesterday. We dropped Little One off at nursery and went for a cup of tea at Waitrose (BIG treat), caught the bus into town, forgot all about household chores for a while (me), was thrilled with a ‘well done’ sticker from the dentist (him) and mooched round the…

Oh lovely!

Coming back from a few meetings in Bristol today I stopped by the newsie to see if there was a magazine to read – normally I stand there eyes wandering, trying to find some thing that elicits any form of intellectual response but is not too hard to read after a hard day’s graft. Usually I…