Our local park includes a paddling pool which is filled from May to September and is the place to go [...]

By |May 8th, 2016|Family life|8 Comments


A lot of #MySundayPhotos come from the beach, so this week I thought I'd share a picture taken in the [...]

By |March 13th, 2016|Family days out|11 Comments


It's been a snuggle down with a scone sort of a weekend in our neck of the woods. My brother [...]

By |December 6th, 2015|Family life|10 Comments

Oh baby: stranded in a snow drift on the M23 southbound

BB had her first proper adventure last night: stuck in the back of the car in a snow drift on the M23. For eight hours. It sounds incredible; impossible even, but that’s where we spent yesterday evening, along with the world and his wife. I’m not quite sure where the snow came from – well, obviously it came from the sky – but it came down so quickly and in such volumes that chaos ensued within minutes. That will teach me. After failing to check the weather forecast and driving from Sussex to Surrey to be ladies that lunch in blissful ignorance of the snow clouds gathering, BB and I duly arrived to pick Misery Guts up from work in creepy Crawley on our way back. Big mistake. […]

By |March 12th, 2013|Family life, Food, News|6 Comments