A Mum in a Million

  On Mother’s Day, there’s a story I love to tell our family about my Mum.  I was nine years old, and I had a stomach bug. In the middle of the night, I went to wake my Mum up to tell her I’d been sick.  “Well, go and clear… View Post

Your New TV Obsession: Big Little Lies

So far, 2017 is shaping up to be an EXCELLENT year for top telly drama. And this week, I’ve been enjoying a sneak peek of one of my favourite new shows of the year – Big Little Lies, a new seven-part drama starting on Sky Atlantic next Monday at 9pm.… View Post

Review: Flea tries the Penny Skateboard

Flea is a super-enthusiastic but newbie skateboarder. Actually, she’s been having skateboard lessons for a few months now at the Projekts Centre in Manchester. It’s a wonderful council-owned facility that gives kids access to a safe place to skate. There are regular girls’ only nights, holiday clubs and there are… View Post

Micro Scooters for Teens and Adults

I am a real fan of the Micro Scooter brand. Flea got her first Micro Scooter (a Mini Micro) when she was almost three. Four years later, Flea needed something bigger, so we moved on to a Micro Scooter. This served us well for four years and was in tip-top condition when we passed… View Post

What’s your Sound of Happy?

  Hands down, the best way to capture a memory sometimes is to close your eyes. This summer, we spent a lot of time in Scotland and Canada. We were mostly on the water, and the sound of gulls and the ocean waves in the morning – that’s my sound… View Post