Disapointed

Oh well, I didn’t get the job. I’m glad I didn’t tell too many people about it now! Apparently I came second. Great! Just consoling myself with a glass or six of wine. Back to the drawing board.

funny old day

Eldest son was off school today as had a sore throat and temperature, so he spent the day watching Sponge Bob on TV. It’s a good job he was so enthralled in Bikini bottom (you’ll know what I’m talking about…

Center parcs

We’ve just had an excellent week at Center Parcs in the lakes. we have been before, but this time was better than ever. I think it’s because the boys are getting older and can therefore do more activities also my…

Halloween Gingerbread Haunted House

As a practice run for creating an amazing gingerbread house for Christmas, I thought I would practice for Halloween! I may stick to developing a tradition of gingerbread houses for Halloween instead of Christmas, as it’s not an easy task!…

One more day to Center Parcs!

We are off to Center Parcs on Monday. Can’t wait! We’ve been lots of times before, but never get bored in fact we have booked to go next March too.I have made a ginger bread house today, not assembled yet…

Gorgeous day!

It has been a gorgeous day today in Yorkshire, warm, sunny and a perfect blue sky. Also my youngest is back on top form and we’ve had great fun spending time together as we kept him off school again today.…

EeK Swine Flu!

Well I suppose it was only a matter of time. My youngest son started to complain of a sore throat last Thursday night, then by Friday lunch his temperature was over 40 c and he was complaining of headache, sore…

The Weekly News 3rd Oct edition

My first story is published in this weeks Weekly News. it’s a great feeling seeing your name in print! I’ve sent a story to take a break and Apex magazine this week, so fingers crossed. As for what Katie did…

Night in York (without children)

Just spent a lovely night away in York for our 11th wedding anniversary. Where have the years gone? Nice hotel near to the station called the Park Inn. Nothing posh, but bright, modern, exceptionally clean and new. We arrived in…

Writing tip and jam recipe

Sorry for missing a couple of days, I’ve spent too much time on the computer. I have almost finished my article on pet allergies, just need to get someone to read it and check for mistakes before I send it…

Domestic Goddess

Result – six jars of plum jam, prettily labelled in my kitchen.Another batch needs making tomorrow before the plums go mushy – think novelty has worn off a little now! Three – the number of people who have sarcastically asked…