Saturday Night’s Alright For Skyping

What DO couples with children do on Saturday nights these days?  Do they abandon themselves to the dubious excitement of Saturday night television? In the…

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Somebody Tell Me Please – How Safe IS …

It’s that day of the week when most of us look forward to a relaxing glass of wine or something stronger post 5 pm. Personally,…

The Joy of Entering Competitions or “Comping”

OK. A confession.  I love to enter competitions or comping as we call it here in the UK. If you ask the Husband about my hobby,…

The Loneliness of the Cardiff Plane-Spotter

I love aeroplanes.  And airports.  I love the hustle and bustle. The excitement of all that meeting and greeting.   The atmosphere of expectation; almost…

A Dedicated Follower of Glossy Magazines?

Now I love to read glossy magazines. From the tender age of 10 onwards I have devoured august publications such as Diana and Jackie, then…

Let’s Keep It (School) Uniform

Do you think it’s important to wear school uniform? Having just spent an arm and a leg on two sets of school uniform and school…

Coping With First Playdate Nerves

Honestly, I swear the prospect of entertaining someone else’s child in your own home is as nerve-racking as any first date.  Yes, I have first…