Why you need a greenhouse this summer

Can we talk about summer yet?  Officially it IS spring but after the weather we have had over the past few weeks you might be forgiven for thinking you have missed it.   Now the snow has gone for the majority of us though it is time to start thinking about what we want to do in the

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World Book Day 2018

Yep, it won’t have escaped your attention that today is World Book Day.   It seems to come around with alarming speed every  year and send parents into a complete panic as schools issue edicts about what children can and can’t dress up today.    I have heard of some saying no super heroes.   Say what?! 

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Why I had to buy a Mama sweatshirt

  Two things.  Firstly, photographs of me on this blog are as rare as hen’s teeth.  Secondly, slogan sweatshirts in my wardrobe are rarer that dinosaur poop. So to get the two things combined on one post?  Well that means that something worthwhile must be happening. As part of our trips to Africa with Comic

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A day in France in a Subaru XV

What do you call a booze cruise without a cruise? Sounds like start of some dodgy joke, right? But seriously, if you get the train from Folkestone rather than the ferry from Dover, with a view to a day of buying booze, what do you call it?   We pondered this as we sat in the

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Fancy rebooting your life?

Have you ever fancied rebooting your life?  If you are anything like me you do it about four hundred times a day.  Sometimes it is something small you want to change like finding a way for you to not have to empty the dishwasher for the third time.  Sometimes it is something huge like dumping

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A day out in Devizes

We didn’t let the rain put us off when we woke up at the Devizes Camping and Caravanning Site just outside Devizes a few weeks ago.  This was, after all, our first weekend away in Betty the Bus and we planned to make the most of it.   The original plan was to wander the tow

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