Category Archives: Family life

Family life; events & occasions that happen within the family. It’s always good to know there are others in the same boat.

Mothering Sunday It’s not what it was. What was it?

Mothering Sunday, it’s not what it used to be is it? What did it used to be anyway? Continue reading

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What book to choose on World Book Day

A book for World Book Day. There are so many to choose from. Continue reading

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Sunday breakfast…a time for relaxing, reading the papers & making churros from the Menu Dorset magazine recipe

I am no Delia when it comes to cooking so a recipe that is simple and straight forward is always appealing. Continue reading

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Mothering Sunday or Mothers’ Day; for the mother in all of us

What does Mothering Sunday mean to you? Or perhaps you call it Mothers’ Day? Either way, it’s a day to celebrate but perhaps not in the traditional sense. Continue reading

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When do you stop watering your Christmas tree? I lose the impetus from Boxing Day

I can remember one Christmas in particular from my childhood; I found a very large stuffed Humpty Dumpty in my pillow case (there were none of these giant sized embossed red velveteen sacks you get today) that I instantly adored; and an inflatable … Continue reading

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The Victorian gentry were wheeled down to the sea in theirs but they were missing out

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside, oh I do like to be beside the sea…   Just what is it that draws us to the ocean? The rhythmic sound of the waves as they wash up over … Continue reading

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Having set my sights on helping someone on the Somerset Levels, I wasn’t going to let contamination or a grumpy son get in my way

Twitter is by far and away the best market place, shopping centre, coffee shop (albeit without the coffee) and place to go for all the latest news, advice, opinion and gossip…IMO And with this in mind, whilst enjoying my morning Twit-dip, … Continue reading

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