Watching paint dry. 

Playing with my paints again.  I’ve deleted twitter from my phone and am trying to wean myself off Facebook. I’m enjoying instagram, although I find the algorithm frustrating.  Hopefully all this will mean less stress and more creativity. I miss the community though, and I don’t know what to do about that. There used to […]

BeInspired – my watercolour challenge with Cass Art.

A little while before Christmas, I received a very exciting parcel. The very lovely people at Cass Art had invited me to be part of their BeInspired art challenge, and to help me get started, sent me a parcel of watercolour stuff to explore. And what stuff. Anyone who follows me on instagram (and if […]


Anyone else who sits there for ages trying to work out alliterative blog post titles, or is that just me? Anyway, it was solstice today and I dragged myself out of bed in time to walk down to the beach and see the sunrise. Turns out I should have stayed in bed, it was kind […]

Potty training no 4 with Huggies Pull-Ups

Tigerboy isn’t quite ready for potty training. I keep trying, but given that his preference for doing no 2 (sorry!) is hiding in a corner in best “I’m not pooing” pose (see above), I don’t think we’re quite there. He will use the potty, but I find that we often degenerate into a Joyce Grenfell-esque […]

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