That’s it then, The Great British Bake Off as we know it is over. Done for this year, not on our TV’s next year and then starting up on Channel 4 in 2018. I shall miss it I shall also miss baking along with each week’s theme and joining in with Jenny and her
Creative thinking is a key skill for children to learn as it helps children to use their imaginations as a way of understanding new concepts. Typically, it’s something we often observe children doing when they’re role playing and talking to imaginary friends. But why is it important? Well, creative thinking is a brilliant way of
(Forgive me, this one is more wordy than usual!) It is funny isn’t it, how sometimes something can occur to you, not in a thunderbolt kind of way but in a more gradual way. A sort of drip feed realisation over time. For years I have thought that our house made me unhappy, an
With a family getaway on the horizon, perhaps it’s time to take a look at the vehicle you intend on transporting everyone in to ensure it meets your requirements – and can fit everything you could possibly need inside. While the concept of changing your car for a family getaway might seem a little over
It goes without saying that should Paul Hollywood ever come across this picture he won’t know where to start. Not in a “yum, that looks so tasty, shall I have the cream, the fruit or the delicious looking cake first” kinda way. But more of a “how the hell have you created that from
As half term in October hits so does my realistation that there are now only two more paydays until Christmas. And that two things have to happen now. The first is that the usual monthly spend on household “stuff” has to now stretch to include extra Christmas food, drink and presents. And secondly I
My timeline on Twitter was full of people this week ecstatic that half term was here. It seems that the six weeks from the start of school in September to this point in the school year feels like the longest. Trying to readjust to school timings and demands is hard on little ones, and us
The irony wasn’t lost on me that as I read this article: Garbage about being amazing because we get up at 4am earlier in the week I was in fact lying in bed at 3am wide awake and resolutely refusing to get up. Because I didn’t need to. Nobody needs to get up at 4am.