The Book Shop…

One of the great joys of childhood, in my opinion anyway, was the discovery of reading, and the totally simple pleasure of a good book.…

A Birthday Wish List…

I have a birthday approaching. And I’m soon to be on the slope-to-40 side of my 30’s. I’m in denial, because just yesterday I was…

Blackberry Picking…

We are so fortunate to live in a pretty spectacular place, surrounded by gorgeous countryside. Sometimes we forget that there is a full-on, nature-made playground…

Things we love about Autumn…

Ok, so I know our weather has been a bit unseasonably warm this past few days. It is always the way that when I have…

The Impasse…

They’re off, my little ones, for another year of learning and discovering and growing up. And that’s all three in Primary School now. I think…

First Day at School…

It has been almost a week now since my tiniest one started ‘big’ school.With phased entry, and a settling in period of just an hour…