For me, Harry Potter came along at the wrong time. The first book came out in June 1997, just as I was finishing university. I wasn’t reading anything - too busy panicking about what came next - let alone a book initially aimed at children by an unknown author. From there, real life took over … Continue reading Experiencing The Harry Potter Studio Tour When You’re Not Really A Fan.
Is this an existential crisis? I’ve never really understood what that meant before but I think my blog might be experiencing it – it certainly doesn’t know who it is anymore and is asking the ‘big’ questions. Why am I here? Am I happy? Why do they call small bars of chocolate “fun size” when … Continue reading To Blog Or Not To Blog?
"Where do you think seeds come from?" After thinking for a moment, Freya said: "Well, we got some from the shop last year." To be fair, she had a point, but I was thinking about it in a more natural sense. As she's had a week off school with the pox, I did a little … Continue reading The Plant Life Cycle.
After being sent home from school poorly yesterday, I made Freya a snuggly bed on the sofa, gave her the iPad and expected her to rest. And she did. For five minutes. Literally. “I think we should go outside and play football, the fresh air will do me good,” she said. It was a nice … Continue reading Two Easy Halloween Crafts To Do With A Child Sent Home From School Poorly (But Not All That Ill).