Holidays

Being there this summer…

Being there this summer…

Last summer was difficult for me…I didn’t feel I was “there” for my kids. I was trying to be this uber fantastic blogging/working/social-media-y mum, and I missed stuff. I didn’t just miss any stuff, I missed a lot of important stuff. Not least the moment, when I realised that I was trying to answer a(…)

Exploring the Shires

Exploring the Shires

I was brought in in Lancaster, and know the area amzingly well. However, for some reason I have only recently spread Northern wings and gone further afield than the country town. Perhaps having kids awoke the explorer in me, eh? The beautiful countryside surrounding the cities of Manchester and Chester is famed for its beauty,(…)

Half-term chaos in the Jungle

Half-term chaos in the Jungle

We are at home…for a week, with the kids…I am going in…don’t worry, it’ll be alright *I hope* I have wine. I have chocolate. I have my sanity, for now. All I need now is something to do for the whole week with two small people, their friends, and the cats. Then I shall be(…)