Funny things my kids have said lately – instalment 9

I just checked when the last time I published a post in my ‘funny things my kids have said lately series and it was June 2019! Almost a year ago, time flies! So it’s definitely time for the 9th instalment…

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The new normal – we’ve seen another way of life and I don’t want to go back to the one before…

The global Covid-19 pandemic of 2020 has unexpectedly changed the lives of most people until they are unrecognisable. Everyone’s much looked forward to plans have had to be cancelled. No one knows what is around the corner and we live…

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Getting married in a month at Newcastle Civic Centre and Hotel du Vin Newcastle

We did it! We successfully got married in the space of 38 days from the decision to saying I do! I recently told you all about why we decided to get married after 11 years and why we were doing…

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AD: Love notes to my mam for Mother’s Day

Nothing brings back a memory like a smell does it? When I gave birth to my daughter and I was healing, people recommended I put lavender essential oil in my baths to promote recovery. Now the smell of lavender reminds…

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Coronavirus has highlighted that the way we handle sickness in employment needs to change

When I’m not running this blog I have another job. I’m a service improvement and performance officer. I’m responsible for improving services organisations through analysing their procedures, policies and performance data and helping them to create better strategies, policies and…

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