My Game of Thrones Journey…

My Game of Thrones Journey…

…has got to Season 1, episode 5 and I’m throwing in the towel. I don’t want this post to be an “I’m too cool to even like GOT” thing. On the contrary I know that everyone’s opinion of this series is their own business and my opinion matters nil. I just sort of want to...
A Cabin in the Woods

A Cabin in the Woods

It takes a while once you have kids to come to terms with how you need to reframe your holiday (vacation) expectations. I remember clinging to the old life for a bit. We’d pay extreme amounts of money for middle-class,  baby friendly hotels, (the kind I’d imagine...
Friendly Neighbourhood Facebook Groups

Friendly Neighbourhood Facebook Groups

For someone who has had to get stuck into new communities on a fairly regular basis, the “friendly” neighbourhood Facebook group should, in theory, be a wonderful thing.  I had a strategy for them whereby when I would get to my new destination, I’d...
Twitter and Me! #gettingthere

Twitter and Me! #gettingthere

I believe I share a similar backstory as many others when it comes to Twitter. Years ago, having got my head around Facebook, I got myself a Twitter account, followed Stephen Fry (a long time ago!) and Lord Sugar, posted a tweet about what I was eating, felt proud of...
Those people in coffee shops

Those people in coffee shops

This week one of the subjects discussed on the Jeremy Vine show was “cross feeding”, a story born out of an unwell mother’s FB request for other mums to help her breast feed when she couldn’t. I sat in my car and thought – here we go, someone said breastfeeding, let’s...