Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Boy at Six

The Boy is six in a few weeks. I don’t understand how this has happened, at all. It is passing so quickly. The first three years of his life, were a little all over the place. Me and his Dad broke up when he’d just turned one. Then I was in a horrible relationship for… Read More »

10 Things I Hate About Winter

I hate winter. It’s alright, until Christmas. For a while, the cold, dark days, mean Christmas is approaching. There’s an excitement. The disgusting cold mornings are “fresh” the frost is “festive”, and there’s a hope of snow. Then, suddenly, Christmas is over. Its January. It’s vile! Dark. Yes, I like snuggling up in my pyjama’s… Read More »

Winter Running Tips

Don’t. Honestly, that’s my first instinct. But, I love food, and have days when I sit writing and barely move. So, I force myself. I hate winter. I hate being cold. I hate dark mornings. It’s all horrible. So here are tips, from someone who hates winter running, to help make it bearable, and possibly… Read More »

Homemade Jammy Flapjacks

Flapjacks are one of those things that I absolutely love, but won’t have for years. Then I’ll for some reason have one, and end up eating 900 that week! In my humble opinion, the jam flapjack is the best. With chocolate coming a very close second. I also like to tell myself, that they are… Read More »

Easy Homemade Playdough

I hate playdough. It’s almost a fear. I can’t stand the idea of it getting in the carpet and if the colours mixed, I’d probably spend hours trying to separate them again. I really can’t explain this. Everything else is on our carpet, I honestly dread to think of all the things that must have… Read More »

Homemade Garlic Naan Breads

Naan bread is brilliant, isn’t it? We should eat them more. I basically only made these because I had some yoghurt left from the flatbreads. They were wonderful (especially as a midnight snack dipped in mayo!) and I’m never ever buying supermarket naan bread again. Now I just need to brave making a curry from… Read More »