The England women's football team, all in white kit apart from the goalie in bright green, celebrate winning the Euros

Monthly Musing – July 2022 – Life-changing

“Did you watch the match?” It’s going to be one of those questions that gets asked over and over – England vs German in the Women’s Euro Cup football final – but more than...

Domed towers stand out against a blue sky

À Paris – part three

There has been so much to write about the few days that not so small daughter and I spent in Paris – I certainly didn’t think it would take up three blog posts! –...

A large square moment with an arch in the middle against a blue sky

À Paris – part two

Not so small daughter and I were up bright and early the next morning to get to the Louvre before the crowds (you can read about our first day in Paris here) … or...

Notre Dame cathedral in Paris. It is being renovated after the fire so is behind hoardings. There is a crane in the background. The bell towers are white against the bright blue sky

À Paris – part one

Bonjour, mes amis!  Comment allez vous? No, don’t worry, you’ve not arrived at the wrong blog, it really is me and that’s about as much French as you’ll be getting today! 🙂  It’s been...

A model wearing a yellow short sleeved t-shirt and a pink checked skirt sits on a wire-framed chair and is admiring a pair of orange and yellow colourwork socks on her feet. Her expression is happy surprise

Happy Feet – brand new sock patterns!

What makes for happy feet?  New socks, of course! 🙂 Oh, this has been one BIG secret to keep because not only are there new sock patterns to tell you about, but there’s new...

A grey school blazer is lying across a black and colour mosaic-patterned rucksack and a pair of black slip-on shoes. They are all left on a tiled floor against a brick wall.

Monthly Musing – June 2022 – School’s out

Not so small daughter finished school today. I watched her walk down the path from the car park into the school building for her final exam and knew that when I drove away, that...

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