Monthly Archives: October 2014

dying to get in…

Dear Ms Bouchart, I don’t envy your job.  Mayor of anywhere is not an easy option, and mayor of a major port town like Calais must be even more complex.  You have my every sympathy.  But unless your my French … Continue reading

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Please don’t teach my child “British Values”

My little boy starts school next year.  I’m struggling to accept that the child who was in nappies earlier this year will be starting education next year – what happened to my baby?  I have to apply for schools for … Continue reading

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When will my life begin?

Isaac and I have been having a bit of a Disney fest recently.  Mostly Wall-E and Frozen. If I hear “Love is an open door” one more time, there’s a worrying chance I might make osmebody eat the bloody door. It’s … Continue reading

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the witching hours…

8 years ago, I lost a very dear friend.  Not to cancer or a car crash, but to Texas death row.  He was executed on November 1, 2006. Tonight, for some reason, the loss has really hit me.  I started … Continue reading

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When God shouts…

So this is a warning right from the start.  I may be about to make significantly less sense than usual.  And if you can bring your mind to imagine that – kudos! Today was the London Women’s Convention.  It’s an … Continue reading

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International Day of the GIrl Child…

Tomorrow, it’s the 3rd International Day of the Girl. It’s a day I look on with a great sense of pride. 4 years ago I was part of a team from the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts. … Continue reading

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Justin Welby for Prince of the Universe.

oh wait, that’s probably a bit heretical, right?  Ok.  Justin Welby is awesome, anyway. This blog (can you tell I’ve just learnt to do this?  I’m gonna be linking every bloody thing now) says it all.  It sounds like it … Continue reading

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