Our end of summer tradition

I like to think that I’ll always have these long holidays, especially these extra-large, indulgent slices of Summer. It’s most certainly a perk of the job. I’ll tell you that for free. And as the end of the Summer holiday rolls around, I like to mark it with something special and different, that makes the […]

A little wander down memory lane…

Going back is the weirdest thing. Back to the place where things began to begin. And that place is Canterbury. My University town, where the streets are cobbled and the buildings are old in places, the bricks still intact but groaning a little with age. If you listen closely enough then you can hear them muttering […]

2012: The joy of last Christmas

I never got round to posting this last year for some bizarre reason. So here’s a blast from a Christmas past! This Christmas felt different. Yes, it crept up on me this year and with a hint of maturity in the air. I was excited, of course, but what I really wanted to find under […]

He’s her One and He’s that little girl’s Dad

Could it get any worse? Could I possibly feel more ridiculous than I do this very moment? Probably not. It’s been one of those amazing days, where you feel high as a kite and then something smacks you in the face, and you come soaring down, strings tangled, landing face first in the gravel. Cast […]

Week 35: The good, the bad and the unexpected

Monday: The Good It’s my gorgeous niece’s (little Soph) first birthday today! So despite being exhausted from getting back from Spain in the early hours of the morning, we all went up to london for a lovely day in the bank holiday sun. The Bad Wedding disasters. With just a week to go, we discovered […]