Category Archives: Rants

Firm Foundations

The thing about this business of having babies, and bringing up small children, and being with them all the time, is that you have to be everything.  An all-rounder, but with absolutely zilcho all-round training.  You’re a cuddler, a feeder, … Continue reading

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Auf Wiedersehen, Goodbye

Grandpa didn’t like to talk about the war.   These things I know: He was with a regiment that drank lots of whisky.  He was shot in the bum and sent home.   In, I think, 1994 he and my Grandma went … Continue reading

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6 Ways in which Christmas is already doing my nut (in).

Christmas doing your nut in already?  I’ve decided to speak out after 3 years’ silence in a handy and entertaining listicle.  Because, as every lazy blogger knows, there are a finite number of ways in which anything does anything.  Fortunately. … Continue reading

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