My Top 5 Blog Posts from June

My Most Memorable Journeys #1: the long haul flight During which my child threw up. Like, a lot. The Book Fairies Gifting free books to the community. How Not To Be A Great Parent Top tips on how not to parent. My Five Favorite American Things The top five things I loved when I lived in America. Friday Feeling: Soul II Soul Revisiting the late 80’s / early 90’s music from Soul II Soul. Fellow bloggers – feel free to share your most popular post from June, below! Continue reading My Top 5 Blog Posts from June

The Big Lunch

No, I’m not talking about that time when I ate too much food at the all-you-can-eat buffet. What I am talking about, is The Big Lunch, an initiative that aims to bring people together through community picnics. These picnics are hosted by people in their local neighbourhoods, every June, across the UK. We first hosted a Big Lunch in my garden, four years ago, as a way to get to know some of our neighbours, not long after we’d moved in. About twenty people came, bringing with them different foods for us to share. Many of my neighbours had never … Continue reading The Big Lunch

Back in the game

I wrote half a novel in November, as part of NaNoWriMo. Now I have finally picked up a pen again (well, actually, started typing again) and am determined to finish it this month. That’s right; by the end of April I am aiming to finish the first draft of this thing. It won’t be pretty, but I’ve got to bash it out. This means it might get a bit quiet on this blog over the next few weeks, but have no fear, I’m still here… Continue reading Back in the game