Is it wrong to take your child out of school to …

A while ago, Daily Mail journalist Jan Moir opined that taking your child out of school to attend your wedding day is wrong. Hmm. Leaving…

Should Children Under 3 Be Allowed To Watch TV?

In October 2012, Dr Aric Sigman, a Chartered Biologist and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine published a report which suggested that excessive…

Stop! In the Name of Happiness – It’s The Buddhist Way

At this year’s Art of Wellbeing show in Cardiff, I was lucky enough to hear Lama Rabsang, a Tibetan monk, talk about the art of…

I Feel The Need…The Need To Read

Ah, the need to read.  There’s nothing quite like that blissful solitude snatched in the pages of a good book. These days I have the…

Pack Your Bags – This Mobile Pharmacy Is On The Move

Hubby and I are escaping for a couple of days and I am packing for the weekend. We are off to Oxford – a city I love…

Paying For Carrier Bags – I’ve Bag Lady Blues

Here in Wales, we have to pay for carrier bags – one of the visible signs of the Welsh Assembly’s vast and all-encompassing powers. Quite why…

Internet Shopping: They’re Open All Hours – Every little ‘elps, Granville!

Apparently, the true cost of your supermarket home delivery is often nearer the £15 to £20 mark, according to an article in yesterday’s (where else?!)…

Customer Service: A Little Bit of Coffee Shop Love Will Keep …

Monday morning. A small oasis of calm once the kids are in school. Hubby and I sneak off to our local deli for a coffee…

Friday Night in Cardiff – Helloooo? Anyone there?

I infrequently dine out with a good friend of mine, A, when Hubby has presented himself as babysitter with his collection of ‘blokey’ skills. (These…

Both Kids In School – I’m Free So Now What?

So, Caitlin is in reception and Ieuan is in nursery and I am now free for a couple of hours each morning. As a stay-at-home…

Farty Owls Are On The Wing

I hate brooches.  I can’t see the point (although I’ve frequently sat on them). They are heavy, cumbersome and leave holes in clothing. Even worse,…