After a week of fairly (really!) rubbish weather - windy and heavy rain - a window of opportunity opened up Sunday for a bit of kayaking and snorkelling, and we took it. Putting the kayak in close to Helford Village, we paddled round to Frenchman's Creek, of Daphne Du Maurier fame. Enroute to Frenchman's Creek… Continue reading A Perfect Sunday
I've recently discovered the joys of turning the TV off and listening to podcasts instead. The biggest benefit for me is that I am more productive when it comes to housework, cleaning and all that other good stuff nobody ever told you as a kid that adults have to do. Although I mostly just listen… Continue reading Podcast of the Month
I don't know about you, but I find that during a school week, especially if work has been busy like this week has been, it's easy to get into a routine of finishing work, picking the kid/s from school or after school club, and heading home to get the dinner on and homework done etc.… Continue reading Out and About After School
Every January/February I look at the daffodils appearing all around us, adding some much needed colour after a bleak winter, and I wish I had planned ahead and planted a few in September. Well I finally got around to it this year, with some help from my wonderful gardening assistant 🙂 A few clumps out… Continue reading Daffodil planting time!
So Rosie has been at her mum's this week and I must admit I still haven't got used to her being away, even after 18 months of a weekly routine. It still affects my mood a little, and maybe always will, but I'll talk more about that in future posts! Anyway, we had a staff… Continue reading Strive to Thrive!
Last year I jumped firmly onto the avocado bandwagon, having one on my toast most mornings. So I recently decided to try and grow an avocado plant from the seed removed from the centre. Its relatively easy to do, though it can be a very slow process. Remove the seed, clean it and peel the… Continue reading One for the Avocado enthusiasts!
Back in 2014, Good Morning Britain launched a campaign called Just Read, accompanied by the hash tag - #take10 to encourage parents to spend more time reading to and with their kids, even just ten minutes a day. It was also said that one in four children aged 11 will leave Primary School with poor… Continue reading Just Read #Take10
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