Five Ways to Give Back this Christmas

Christmas is the season of giving, right?  It can, however, also be the season where everything becomes a little too hectic and you lose sight of what's important.  The Brainy One and I have given to charity all year round for all of our married life, but for the last few years we have stepped … Continue reading Five Ways to Give Back this Christmas

The London Primary Panathlon Finals

The Boy Child recently competed in the London Primary Panathlon Finals at the Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Panathlon is a charity that provides sporting opportunities to disabled young people. Having won the regional competition last September, The Boy Child and nine other pupils from his school were excited to be taking part … Continue reading The London Primary Panathlon Finals

What Do You See?

I have two desks squeezed into my office space.One is home the the desktop PC and associated paraphernalia.The other is where I scrapbook.It means that I sit facing a wall.To brighten up my view I have the following:Three school photos of The Boy Child.A favourite photo of my dad, taken the year before he died.A … Continue reading What Do You See?

Be More | August

Goodbye, August, you were awesome!We continued in our endeavour to be more.There was European travel.  Plenty of European travel.Paris.Brussels.Denmark.There were Mummies and Blood Swept Lands.There was the completion of the Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt.There were postcards.  Oh, so many sent and received.There were cousins to stay for a long weekend.There was ice and buckets.And oh, … Continue reading Be More | August

Be More | July

Goodbye, July, you were jubilant!We continued in our endeavour to be more.~ I had my first facetime conversation with my sister since she emigrated.~ There was a super successful Summer Fayre at school.~ There was a FIFA World Cup sticker swap with a big boy.~ There was a brilliant performance of the Scottish Play.~ There was … Continue reading Be More | July

Be More | May

Goodbye, May, you were marvellous!We continued to be more.~ welcome several overnight guests throughout the month.~ first time face painting.~ get togethers in Hyde Park.~ decorating The Boy Child's bedroom.~ blossoming friendships.~ Afternoon Tea.~ Good news.~ Autism friendly cinema.~ Good weather for outdoor adventures.~ Rubbish weather and indoor adventures.~ Scavenger Hunt.~ Turning 46.And oh, so much … Continue reading Be More | May