But … and there is a but, a big one!!! … green cleaning can just seem like an invitation to spend a small fortune on totally lovely but utterly extortionate fancy products!
Now some people would have you believe that if you immaculately fold your t-shirts your life will somehow be clutter free!
Motherhood? Crisply, folded t-shirts? Really?? It’s not happening is it? Read more
Most of the time I’m with Dr Johnson, when you’re tired of London, you’re tired of life.
But you know what? If the Dr had had to battle London with kids in the school holidays even he would have wearied a little!!!! Read more
I have to confess we are total time travel junkies in our house.
We have been known to get ever so mildly obsessed with Doctor Who.
(We have Dalek cutters for cripes sake!)
And in those lulls of inactivity from the Doctor we lap up time travel books.
And these are just a few of our fave time travel books for kids. Read more
Scary books for kids!
It’s a tricky one isn’t it?
Is it really a good idea for our kids to read stuff that’s going to scare them witless?
That might give them bad dreams?
And have them running down the landing to jump in your bed in the middle of the night? Read more
Woods in London? Yep, really!
And no, not just a few scruffy patches of trees.
Proper woods. Big woods. Beautiful woods. Ancient woods. Busting with wildlife woods!
All in London! Read more