October 2022 round-up

I am writing this round up post well into November - Halloween is gone, the term is halfway through, and the John Lewis's Christmas advert is already out. This year is well and truly flying by, which makes it the more important to take time to stop and reflect on how the last month went. … Continue reading October 2022 round-up

July 2020 round-up

Last month, I wrote that “all going well, we will be moving at the end of July (please keep your fingers crossed for me – I really need things to not go pear shaped, this time)”. One month later, I am happy, delighted, ecstatic to let you know that we did move! Hooray. I am … Continue reading July 2020 round-up

Life update: bad days make good stories

Child 2, who is turning out to be a musicophile, showed me this tune about someone who is grateful for the sour grapes in their life. The lyrics include the following verses: We had to work a bit more hard Only just to get a little bit less far We could laugh about it all … Continue reading Life update: bad days make good stories