The Academy Award winning movie Argo is now out on DVD, and with an evening to ourselves for the first time in ages, we settled in to watch it. Those of you saw Saving Private Ryan way back when will remember D Day veterans saying that watching the movie was as close as it could […]
…. and I’ve come back to find that I seem to have missed Summer completely and we have segued straight into Winter, the dog has eaten my laptop charger so I can’t blog properly and the total absence of sunshine means I can’t photo the things I want to show you. Apart from that, it’s […]
I love my Jurlique night cream and this is a decent discount – worth a shot if you fancy trying this Aussie brand.
On Monday, the world is due to receive its seven billionth person. Find out what your number is here. Here’s me!
If you already know who Nanna Birk Larsen is, you must already have seen the Danish crime drama The Killing. I missed it the first time round. Or, more accurately, I saw a growing band of fans developing on Twitter but by the time I got myself over to iPlayer the first few episodes had […]
…. please read this. Optimalist is the way to go.
Around the country thousands of students (my cousin included: well done!) have been logging in to pick up their A Level results. Those of us of a certain age will remember getting our results on a tear off computer printed page (no, I am not quite old enough to have received them on parchment via […]
Today I have a guest post about having an only child over at Mummy Matters – would love to see you there!
Photo via Will Clayton The above is not one of my birthday cakes. I wish. Behold one of my birthday cakes. In the 11 years of the The Boy’s existence on this Earth we have tried every form of party imaginable. We’ve done parties at home, we’ve done football parties, we’ve done Quasar, we’ve shared […]
via flickr.com You can’t have missed the media hoopla about Amy Chua’s book, the Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, in which she describes how she micro managed her children to success. In case you haven’t seen it, hop over to The Guardian and read their review. Prepare to feel inadequate. Or revolted. Or possibly […]