My marriage is over – Part 1: Leaving (Sunday – Tuesday)

My marriage is over. I can’t quite believe I am writing this. This last week has been a complete roller coaster of events and emotions. I can’t quite believe it myself. On Saturday we went to Brugge for the day. It was nice but felt odd. Something wasn’t right. On the way home in the back Read More →

Draw-A-Saurus Book Review


  I was fairly recently (longer ago than I would like – late again, as expected from me these days – I am trying to get quicker!!!) sent this book by the lovely Meredith from GMC Distribution to review. Draw-a-Saurus – Everything you need to know to draw your favourite dinosaurs by James Silvani is Read More →

The Diggers Book Review @parragonbooks


November’s book to review for Parragon Book Buddies was The Diggers by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Antoine Corbineau. I knew this book would be a hit with my 6 year old son Joshua as soon as I saw it. Because, well, its got diggers in it. Need I even write anymore? Yes? Dammit, thought Read More →

Liebster Award

Wow. Its been a long time since I’ve been nominated for anything so I am very chuffed to have been nominated for this “Dearest” Award (that’s what Liebster means apparently). Thank you Paola from My Unsettling Life for nominating me. The rules:   – Link back to the blog that nominated you in your post Read More →

Show Your Love Advent Linkie #showurloveadvent


As do most of my ideas, this one came like a bolt out of the blue and I could think of little else. I was thinking about the Lego Advent calendars which were a HUGE hit with my kids and I thought, I should have got myself an advent calendar – a chocolate one. And Read More →

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