The slippery slope of parenthood

My darling daughter is 2 years and half a month old today. Or thereabouts. And tomorrow she starts nursery for 2 mornings and 1 afternoon a week.  This is not something I am pleased about in all honesty. Both my Hubby and myself had rather dodgy experiences at school.  Did they make us the people we are today?  Well, we are here having gone through all that, but I for one was definitely hindered by those experiences, and sometimes they still catch me out. Even before we had thought about getting pregnant, we had both said that if we ever had kids they Continue Reading →

Gods and Writers


Warning – this post contains Spoilers to Terry Pratchett’s new book “The Shepherds Crown”.  If you haven’t read it and don’t want to know what does or doesn’t happen (in part), please bookmark this page and come back later! If you’ve already read it, or aren’t much bothered about a spoiler, (it’s a big one..) then carry on! Sidney Sheldon once was quoted as saying “A blank piece of paper is God’s way of telling us how hard it is to be God”.   And that, in part, is one reason I find it extremely hard to do any kind Continue Reading →