“A story of loneliness, love and loose connections...” - that first sentence of the blurb was enough for me, I was already hooked. And thank goodness I didn't read any more of the synopsis because had I also discovered the main character was a ‘bot’, I might have thought twice about reading Set My Heart … Continue reading ARC Review: Set My Heart To Five.
Not only is this book a compelling, funny and moving read but I think Another Us also gives valuable (and much needed) insight into family life where a child has been diagnosed with autism. While I have friends with children on the spectrum - and I listen and try and understand what life can be … Continue reading ARC Book Review: Another Us.
At the start of lockdown I was determined to exercise every day. We ran/walked, we did PE with Joe, yoga etc etc. By week three all exercise had pretty much stopped. I'm not sure what happened. Maybe it just dawned on me that this wasn't going to go away any time soon and my way … Continue reading My Weekend Photo – Featuring Baking And Making.
With the Easter break over, it was back to home school for us this week - or at least that was the plan. For several different reasons, we weren't as focussed as we had been before the holidays. In fact, one day Freya didn't do any curriculum work at all. And I'm fine with that. … Continue reading A Return To Home Schooling (Of Sorts).