I grew up in a suburb that was surrounded by fields and I spent many a summer climbing trees and exploring the wilderness that was just beyond the boundry hedge. Cue the old addage of ‘it was different in my day’… but it really was! There was never a night when I didn’t visit a school friend, to either go out on our bikes, play, explore and even play computer games on those colder days (James Pond anyone?!)Continue reading
We have been absolutely blessed with a hatrick of long weekends of late, thanks to the Easter bunny and the Scottish school holidays. What better way to spend our time than back out and about again. Enjoying 4 seasons in one day and having to prepare for the unpredictable Scottish weather.Continue reading
Is that really the first quarter of 2017 put to bed?! I’m not complaining because it has meant that we have had a sneaky reminder of what summer weather is and I can’t wait for more of that warmth on my skin.
It’s time to cast a look back at this ever fleeting months and jot down what we’ve been up to in March.Continue reading
Family sterotypes have somewhat been washed away over the generations and family dynamics are now complex, diverse and difficult to pigeon hole. For us, we are very much an evening and weekend family. Responsibility doesn’t sit solely with either hubs or myself, we very much share tasks around the house and take a quite balanced approach on the family front too. When it comes to extra curricular activies, we take turns to attend those that are past MM’s bedtime, but for those that aren’t we all go. It might sound corny, but our family is our hobby and we like to spend as much of it as a little unit of 4 as much as we can.Continue reading
This isn’t the first post I have written about how particular I am, or how I struggle to acknowledge when I’m doing something really well… I’m starting to wonder if it’s something that will always linger on in the background. I wonder how many other people constantly put themselves under the microscope and only see the things that ‘could have been done better’. Surely there is a little bit of the perfectionist that lives in us all?Continue reading