Coronation Day | 6 May 2023

Did you watch the Coronation of King Charles III? It was an amazing and historic occasion for the United Kingdom and our Commonwealth Family. We watched with The Oldest Friends and had a superb day. 🙂 Glasses of Bucks Fizz by 10am, sausage and bacon baps, texting with Australia, and Penny Mordaunt. Two standout moments … Continue reading Coronation Day | 6 May 2023

Me on Tuesday | 1 November

It was a busy half term week. The Boy and I travelled to the newly opened Bond Street station on the Elizabeth Line The UK had another new Prime Minister We visited Little Venice Tilly visited the groomer I bought lots of new clothes for The Boy: jeans, hoodies, jumpers and shirts The Boy and … Continue reading Me on Tuesday | 1 November

Right Now | Around Here

Late afternoon sky Constantly comparing prices for grocery shopping and utilities – the rise in the cost of living and inflation is worrying Wondering how long the current government can remain in office, given the farce that is currently playing out Watching Chicago Med on Netflix and waiting for the new series of The Crown … Continue reading Right Now | Around Here

Learn Something New Every Day | Days 26-30

September meant that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness was approaching. It also meant that Shimelle was running her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day.As with the previous few years, I’ve recorded what I learned throughout September here. Day 26 | It might be time for socks during the day Day 27 | We may have been given … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days 26-30

Summer Road Trip 2022 | Ypres | Belgium

Our first Road Trip outside of the UK since the advent of the pandemic and BREXIT - we chose the small city of Ypres (also known as Ieper) in Flanders, Belgium as our destination - a ton of British Military History, great beer and delicious chocolate. 🙂 Grote Markt, Ypres The city of Ypres might … Continue reading Summer Road Trip 2022 | Ypres | Belgium

Me On Tuesday | 12 July

It was a week of WFT in British politics. 🙂 Tilly and I went to the pub to meet friends for drinksI arranged to meet another autism-mum for a cuppa next week - strength in numbersThe makings of the bespoke bookcase were deliveredThe weather was fantastic!I learnt that the installation of the bookcase would be … Continue reading Me On Tuesday | 12 July

Me on Monday | 27 June

It was another week of great weather, decorating and a swerve into US politics. My back has been much better, but still not fully recovered - looks as though I pulled a muscleThe Brainy One and I cleared the playroom in preparation for its rebirth as the libraryRedecoration began :)The Boy spent three days at … Continue reading Me on Monday | 27 June

Eight Podcasts Worth Listening To

I am a huge fan of BBC Sounds (available globally for free) and have taken to listening to a podcast when I'm out with Tilly. Here's 8 podcasts I've been listening to lately. Listening in The Coming Storm with Gabriel Gatehouse: QAnon and the plot to break reality - a journey into the dark undergrowth … Continue reading Eight Podcasts Worth Listening To

Me on Tuesday | 19 April

It was the second week of the Easter holidays and we had visitors. We took my God Daughter and her parents to Cambridge for the dayWe went out to brunchWe went to Kew GardensTilly went for an overdue haircutOur visitors went homeThe Boy and I went book buying in HatchardsThe Boy and I went to … Continue reading Me on Tuesday | 19 April