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
Yummy Mexican food definitely a good thing.
Soaking beans and chopping piles of chillies and herbs you’ve let go soggy – very soggy! – at the bottom of the fridge, not so much!
I don’t know about you, but in my house, Mexican food had become yet another discarded item on the heap of “stuff I did before motherhood” …
… until that is I discovered this clever trick that really does let you cook Mexican food fast without faff! Read more
Make soup? It comes out of a tin doesn’t it?
Or a carton if you’re lucky.
Why on earth bother to make soup I hear you bellow, when you’re beyond frazzled and have precisely 10 zillion things to do by yesterday?
Well, because this super soup gives you an instant feel-less-frazzled boost.
(And that’s not just me saying that, there’s some science behind it). Read more
A lovely weekend.
Visiting a seriously cool Hogwarts like castle.
Walking the best dog in the world.
Fantastic. Except for the nettle stings! Read more
Your brain’s whirring a million miles an hour.
With the zillion and one things you absolutely need to do.
Plus the zillion and one ways in which you can screw all those things up!
And then – worst of all – there’s the palpitating panic you won’t get back to sleep. Read more