Sponsored by Pfizer When my boys were little, and they started running a fever, one thing always popped to the front of my mind when they got to that unresponsive state that young children can go into while they’re ill. With a glass, I’d stand there pressing it lightly on anything that resembled a spot, […]
Songkran is the annual festival which takes place over three days during the traditional Thai New Year, this year falling on Friday 13 – Sunday 15 April 2018. Throughout Thailand there are celebrations, festivities and plenty of food; all culminating in a momentous country-wide water fight! In the run up to Songkran, Sanguan Parr, Head […]
There’s lots of news going around about single use plastic and how we need to protect the environment and our oceans. I totally agree with that, although I doubt anything we do will counter the plastic coming into the oceans and landfill from China and India, but still, every little helps. Are we killing our […]
Yes, really. All I want to do is sleep. This has been me for the last few weeks. As soon as it gets dark, my brain seems to think it’s time to climb that wooden hill. It’s not something I’ve been terribly bothered by for a long time, but one of my boys has. From […]
My regular readers tend to know my mum has advanced dementia and also lives with us. We’re always looking for ways to include her, and at the moment, it tends to work around her need to see children playing. In a care home, that just wouldn’t happen, so she is best cared for by us, […]
Now we’re past the most depressing day of the year, why not have a look at one of the recipes from Aldi, to brighten up the rest of the month. In the past, I’ve never been much for spiralising, but it does look very good in pictures and on plates. Happy January. Roasted Spiralised […]
This is always a topic worth visiting over the festive season. I know that in our house, we tend to find ourselves with lots of clutter, and quite frankly, far too much waste for the size of bins we have to put it out with. A new study has found that we Brits, will throw […]
This is a collaborative post. When your kids start to grow up and become a little more independent, it can be a relief. As they begin to play imaginatively by themselves, you get a little of your life back, and are at least able to work around the house without needing to care for them […]
This is a Collaborative Post. Deciding which olive oil to buy isn’t always an easy thing to do. I know I’ve spent time looking at labels and trying to decide which is the best option for me. In the past, I’ve always tended to go with Extra Virgin Olive Oil, just because it sounded better, […]
Collaborative Post If you’re a food fan, admit it, an addiction to knives begins to stalk us. It’s even worse if we’ve had a great knife, lost it, and have never managed to replace it. I have to admit, that I’d love to be a bit of a knife snob, and I’ve written about different […]
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