It was drummed into me as a teenager that I should never colour or cut my hair. 'People pay a fortune for your hair colour, you should never dye it' As I got older I began to appriciate my red hair and it is a huge part of my identity so I never really want … Continue reading Lalo Hair and Make Up
I have been visiting Godstone farm since I was Georges age. Over the years it has just got better and better, whilst keeping hold of it orginal charm that makes me so nostalgic. So last week, I made the brave decision to take ALL my children for a visit. Even though we live on a … Continue reading Our day at Godstone Farm
If you are at a loose end with the kids this summer and want something that will suit all ages, from babies to older teenagers (and you) try Thorpe Park. Thorpe Park is a large theme park set between Chertsey and Staines-Upon-Thames, at juction 11 on the M25. Despite being just a forty five minute … Continue reading Our Day Out at Thorpe Park
Forty years ago today something pretty special happened. My girl Lisa was born! We first met at work 15 years ago and it has been a friendship that I have been thankful for ever since. A career driven, strong, independent women who still manages to keep her femininity and maternal insticts at the forefront … Continue reading Lisa is 40!
When we moved to the farm three years ago It was a wreck. Mike had just finished the refurbishment at our old home and just as we were starting to enjoy it he asked if we could go and view this 'bit of land with a house' he had seen. It was a complete dump! … Continue reading New Kitchen
2016 has been an exciting year for me. My new addition, George has given me his first giggles, crawled, taken his first steps and become a fully fledged toddler. I watch my beautiful sister in law get married on one of the best holidays I've ever had. I spent a fantastic weekend in Dublin … Continue reading Happy New Years……Resolutions?
Deck the halls! We have had a really special, festive weekend full of friends, wine, mince pies, sausage rolls, tinsel, The Pogues and Santa Claus! Back in November I looked into which Santa to take the kids to visit. I looked into local garden centres, National trust venues and shopping centres. I … Continue reading Saint Nick popped in for a cuppa!
So this weekend something happened that will change my sex life for the next 20 years. After telling the kids to 'shhhhhhh' for the 58th time in the six berth camper we had hired for the weekend, finally silence fell. .....until Harrison asked loudly, in a disgusted tone: 'urgh, are you two having S....E......X!? Because … Continue reading Rumbled!
Mikey has had rehursals for his summer show in Reigate over the last 5 weeks so I feel like I'm really getting to know the town well. I worked in Reigate years ago but never appreciated what it had to offer, but then I did spend all my free time in the pubs! We have … Continue reading An idea for the summer holidays – Reigate, Surrey
Since we last all our chickens, ducks and geese to Mr Fox last year I decided to take a break from farm animals (with the exception of our sheep). I have been thinking lately that now George is a bit bigger and the summer holidays are on their way, it's time to build our stock … Continue reading I need my omelette makers back!