Monthly Archives: December 2010

Christmas Brunch

I went out for a Christmas Brunch today. I have never had a Christmas brunch before, and I have to say I thoroughly enjoyed it. We had a spicy chinese style soup followed by a spread of lovely cheeses and pate and … Continue reading

Posted in Family | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Jobs Done (almost)

The living room is now ivory! The radiator needs another coat of paint, but other than that, it is all complete. I had planned to decorate the room over the weekend (meaning Christmas decorations rather than paint) but we haven’t … Continue reading

Posted in House | Tagged | 1 Comment

On Shiny Taps and The Importance of Framing Your Shots

Yesterday I was reminded that I am trying to follow the Flylady system. I discovered the Flylady website in May, after I had made peace with the concept of having to do housework, and was looking for a system to … Continue reading

Posted in House | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Maths Lessons

At our local school they use MyMaths as a teaching aid. Most maths homework is set on the site as well. I’m a bit old fashioned in my ideas of what schools should be like, but I’m not against using … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Christmas Lights

It’s now Christmas. Officially. Today the lights were switched on in the village. We wrapped ourselves up in hats, coats, scarves, gloves and extra socks and walked down to the market hall. As we arrived, flakes of snow were gently falling … Continue reading

Posted in Local News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

We All Like To Complain

At least I do. I do whinge about the cold and the weather, and whatever else comes to mind (politicians, people in parent and toddler parking spaces at Aldi, potty training ‘experts’…) but I do know I have things pretty … Continue reading

Posted in Family | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment