ways to be luckier

3 ways to become a luckier person

There's a scene in Titanic when Jack is having dinner with Rose and her family. Colonel Gracie makes a comment that "All life is a game of luck", and Cal replies that "a real man makes his own luck". Now, as much as I dislike Cal, you can't argue wi ...

unique things to do on a day out in London

5 unique things to do on a day out in London

We live in Wales, so we don't get to London all that often.  So if I think about going on a trip there I would probably plan to do the quite obvious tourist things.  We would go and see Big Ben and the London Eye.  I'd want to go to the Natural History mu ...

living arrows

Living Arrows 2020 – 3/52

We did so well getting back into the normal routine in the first week back at school, then last week it all went out the window. Luckily it went out the window in the best possible way. We were invited to go to Bluestone for a week as part of their ...

cleaning without the chemicals

Getting started with cleaning without the chemicals

We've just come back from a lovely, spur of the moment, week away. With the trip being last minute, there wasn't much time to get things in order at home before we left, which means we've come back from a perfectly-cleaned-by-housekeeping lodge to a cl ...

Siblings project Jan 2020

The siblings project – January 2020

Along with living arrows and the me and mine project, the siblings project is something I really look forward to keeping up with each year. I've been taking photos of the children together each month for this project since January 2017 and it's somethi ...

Jooki music player review

Jooki smart player – Review

Disclosure: we were sent a Jooki for the purpose of this review, but all thoughts, words and opinions are my own   When I think back to my childhood and my teenage years, a lot of the memories are built around music. I remember lying in bed ...

Living arrows

Living Arrows 2020 – 2/52

The first week of the new year back in the school and work routine went pretty well for us. I had to wake the children up in the morning for the first few days as we all adjusted to having to get up and out the front door again, but by the end of the w ...