Fun for a fiver (or even better, for free)

beach art

Recently I was challenged by Wilson Field insolvency specialists to see just how much family fun we could have for a fiver – or even better, for free I was sent a box of stuff to get me going, but then it was up to us to see what we could with it, and what […]

Shopping for Samsung at Vodafone


I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. My Samsung phone (a Galaxy Note 2 since you asked) is a big part of my life. Even sat here typing on the netbook it’s sitting next […]

All of life. All of me.


I want to write about all of life here, but I’ve misplaced my words. I’ve found some new ones. Old ones. Applying them differently, trying labels on for size. Autistic. Does it fit? Does it feel odd? Do I feel better, worse, no different at all, wearing that label? I don’t know. I don’t know […]

300PBs week 12 featuring John Burningham

Mr Gumpy is one of my all time favourite picture books. This week though we focused on a different John Burningham book, the shopping trip. See week 11

Silent Sunday 23 March 2013


Saturday snippets 22 March 2014


{Wearing} a kirtle. First open day at kentwell Hall, preparing for this year’s reenactment season. {Talking} to friends and new participants. Catching up with people I haven’t seen all winter. Meeting people I’ve never met before. {Spending} ouch money on new (and secondhand) shoes. They are lovely though. {Feeling} cold and tired. Sun was bright, […]

Feeling good with Gok Wan and Activia

Jax and Gok

So a little while ago I posted about the new Activia campaign all about how feeling good comes from within, and how you can let the feel good out with dancing. And I said that I was going to be meeting someone a bit special as part of my involvement with the campaign. The meeting […]

300 Picture books week 11.


Last week I featured Satoshi Kitamura, and I kind of had this idea that I’d feature an author or illustrator each week from now. Of course, that would require actually choosing a set of books, and planning ahead. I think we all know by now that didn’t happen. Plans, in this house, are a shortcut […]

Silent Sunday 16 March 2014


Saturday snippets 15 March 2014

playing trains

{enjoying} the sunshine – it makes such a difference to my mood. And the children. Being able to get them outside is fantastic. {posting} little bits of happiness, I hope. #payitforward if you can. {visiting} the library, where we read 14 picture books. And borrowed a whole bunch more, despite the computers being down. And […]

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