Category Archives: Family Life

The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread 27/01

For my cats, my cardigan is the best thing since sliced bread. It provides comfort from the harshness of the sofa, a place to rest a nose and forget the troubles of a busy life. For me, the camera in my phone  is the best thing since sliced bread, for allowing me instant gratification of […]

Jan 16

Toot Your Horn 16/1

The best bit about me? According to the cat. My lap.

Dec 28

2017 – the year I almost blogged

It’s been a busy year, life wise. Blog wise, it’s been appalling. I had such high hopes in January. A post a week on a wide range of topics. It never happened. I could blame moving house. The upheaval, the living in a hotel, the final tense moments waiting for the boat to arrive. I […]

Oct 23

October Holiday: 3a

I envisage a series of micro posts today. It’s 8.38, we’re at the marina. The guys are preparing for the boat launch. It’s getting exciting

October Holiday: 1

A half term is a short and easy to manage challenge, 7 posts in 7 days. It is a challenge I shall relish. With the boat due in the water Monday , there maybe an overtly nautical/maritime theme. Only time will tell…

Oct 15

Finally

After what seems like years of delays, we are assured the boat is on its way. Leaving the Czech Republic Wednesday, it will be in the water at the end of the week: in time for half term. I will of course believe it when I see it. But until then, a few more pics […]

Holiday: 5

Today is going to be expensive. Zane, the van, is on for its first major service, and I am in a rainy Chelmsford until 5. I feel there will be much coffee consumed between now and then. I am also shopping for OH’s birthday present, which is tomorrow. I haven’t found him anything yet. But […]