It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Who Do You Think You Are is on TV again. I love a good family history story regardless of whether I’m related to the protagonists or not, especially if I can watch … Continue reading Royal Connections: The Family Tree
If you had told me five years ago what my life would like today I would likely not have believed you. If you had told me I’d be as happy as I am, I would have laughed. Tomorrow I turn … Continue reading Turning 30
‘How much more will your Father who is in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him!’ I’ve heard it said that people really knew what it was like to see God as a father when they had their … Continue reading Fathers
Sunglasses and an oversized sun hat? Check! Flip flops on and several books tucked under my arm? Check! Covered from head to toe in factor 50? Check! Somehow I think this isn’t quite what the advert has in mind… Bombarded by … Continue reading Are you beach body ready?
Hands up, who else sang this in their head with an extended ‘s’, a la The Jungle Book’s Kaa? I’m glad it’s not just me. Trust. Putting our faith in something. Maybe it’s a logical decision, maybe it’s based on … Continue reading Trust in me…
Have you ever seen Four Weddings and a Funeral? Despite my best (and relatively successful) efforts to curb my non-praiseworthy ability to swear like a sailor, my Saturday morning began with two very clearly enunciated profanities. The channeling of my inner Hugh Grant was due to the fact I’d woken up at 7.29am. Hardly a hardship I know, in fact I am sure many friends, particularly parents, would be only too delighted to be awoken at this reasonable hour. My own problem with the situation was that my carefully researched, non-transferable-this-train-only train had left Euston at 7.23am; a winning start … Continue reading Lessons in a terrible attitude and alarm clocks
It’s been a month since Holocaust Memorial Day. Possibly you hadn’t noticed it back in January, and now wonder why I didn’t post this then. An extremely valid question to which the only answer is that I’d written about three … Continue reading Would You Stand By? Don’t Stand By ~ Holocaust Memorial Day 2016