It's snowing! I know this probably isn't a big deal for a lot of you, but here in England it is. It has been properly cold for a while now and last Tuesday we got our first taste of the white stuff, but yesterday it really started and today everything is pretty and white. Outside … Continue reading Something’s wrong with the world today…
The new year didn't get off to a great start in Newman Towers. Both my husband and I are not big fans of new year's eve we started a little tradition of our own about 6 years ago. Basically this involves having a nice relaxing evening, going to bed about 22.00 maybe 23.00 and briefly … Continue reading Honey, I think I have man-flu!
This evening I am going out for a drink for the first time in absolutely ages! Apart from my school reunion in October, I think this is actually the first time I am going to the pub, in the evening, with all intention of having a beer or two, since I fell pregnant two and … Continue reading Going out.
Last night our new neighbour - or the idiot next door as I now like to call him, no, don't worry it's totally fair to call him that, keep reading and I'll prove it to you - decided to have a little Monday night party.....until 3.30am! The (please insert any swear word you like) idiot … Continue reading Bad day or good day?
....was the first thing I heard when coming down the stairs from putting Elisabeth to bed. She had gone to bed quite easily, which she hadn't all week, so I was pretty chuffed and looking forward to a having a beer and watching some tv. But there was my husband looking as if someone had … Continue reading I think the tv just broke…..
One of my rules, I have quite a few, is that I do not wear jogging bottoms outside. There are two exceptions to this rule: 1) When I am jogging 2) After having a baby At home I also try not to wear them too often, first of all they make me feel a bit … Continue reading Jogging bottoms required….
There are not that many things that annoy me in life, actually that is a big fat lie, there are a lot of things in life that annoy me but I promise I won't tell you about all of them. One thing I would like to get of my chest though. Most companies nowadays offer … Continue reading Can I have a bit of a moan please?
So I started this post the other day to share the wonderful news that our conservatory is finally finished, or in Elisabeth's words - Done! We finished the floor last weekend and it has been really great this week. Because we have a house where the kitchen is on the ground floor and the living … Continue reading Done!
"I am a bad friend", this is what I posted on one of my best friend's facebook page the day after her birthday. I had forgotten. Well, forgotten is probably not quite the right word, I knew her birthday was coming up, although I wasn't sure about the exact date, and I meant to ask … Continue reading Blame it on the baby
To finish off the series of posts about some of my favourite things (before I bore you all to tears), here are a few short ones: My favourite... 1. Book - Love in the time of cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, such a wonderful love story. 2. Beer for summer - Hoegaarden, tastes like summer … Continue reading These are a few of my favourite things….