For several years now we’ve deliberated between moving home or doing some pretty major home renovations. The boys’ schools played a major part in this and when my middle son got the school he wanted, it meant my 3 boys’ schools were now in two totally different directions over 8.5 miles apart! That, in […]
Skiing with school – what to think about Four out of the five of us are fortunate enough to be going skiing this February. Packing for a ski trip, for school or otherwise, can be quite a minefield so I thought I’d write a quick blog post on it and my top tips! A skiing […]
As I’m getting older I’ve had a total change in my mind set. It’s a combination of things that have got me to this point to be honest, most of which are way too personal for a blog post like this! However, more recently I have had a “grab life with both hands” approach to […]
The past three days have been spent travelling up to London, in a bit of a “start of the Christmas holidays extravaganza!”. We’ve had a great time and I know how people are always looking for recommendations and reviews on places to go. We’ve been to Somerset House for ice-skating, The Ned for Sunday brunch (in […]
A half term trip to Ichiba – Europe’s largest Japanese food hall Half term – a time to put the school run behind you, for lazy starts to your day and no more packed lunches to make! Yes, there maybe no homework to be done but let’s face it – half term is not always plain […]
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