Coast to Coast on foot

It’s happening. I’m having a midlife crisis. Which is to suppose that I’m actually ‘mid’ life, but what do we know? This I do know – life is short, so you should seize every chance you have to do the things you want to do. Even if what you want to do is walk 200…

How to have a bastard brilliant ski holiday

I’m supposed to be finishing writing an ebook this week but yesterday I got back from having a fucking brilliant ski holiday, so instead I am taking a short interlude to instruct you all on how to have the very same. 1. Go with the most amusing people you know It doesn’t matter if they…

What would Beyonce do?

You can’t go far wrong in life if you live by the motto ‘what would Beyonce do’ but seeing as I lack my own collection of glittering thigh high boots and couture leotards at the moment, and Lee almost certainly doesn’t know all the words to Big Pimpin’ (poor life choices), we decided not to…

Parent Races

Last week my children took part in the local village school ‘Cluster’ Fun Run. The ‘cluster’ in question referred to the group of four local village primary schools which took part, although it did mean that for weeks prior I read ‘cluster fun run’ in my calendar as ‘cluster fuck fun’. As it turns out…

Camp Bestival 2017

It’s been a while, but I feel duty bound to report on our annual trip to Camp Bestival, which this year was brought to you by 40mph winds and lashings and lashings of pissing rain. That’s right. The weather could only have been worse if it had literally snowed knives, so pretty different to the…