Boys can’t have long hair mummy!

Isn’t it funny how children perceive the world. I often wonder where they get their ideas from. How their thought process works. Last week I was watching the live stage show version of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast with our twin girls. It’s one of our favourite films of all time.  Towards the end when the Beast is transformed back into the prince, he appears with his long brown hair in a long slung ponytail.  R, turned and asked me if the Prince was a girl. I said no, he’s a boy and I asked her why she thought that…. [Read More]

How long does it take you to clean your house?

How long does it take you to clean your house? This is the question I was asked today and the honest answer depends on what type of ‘clean’ I’m doing. My friend who works at Connect Cleaners estimated that it would take roughly 2 hours with a pair of professional cleaners on the job. Here is how I would break it down. I live in a dorma-bungalow so I have six rooms downstairs and three upstairs. Some rooms are easier to clean than others. For example, my kitchen is pretty easy to clean as the surfaces are pretty empty. Most… [Read More]

Lady in Liguria

I came across a blog recently and I love it so much that I wanted to share it with you too!  Anneka blogs at Lady in Liguria and writes about her experiences of long distance love, finding happiness and living between London and Liguria.  Thank you Anneka for letting me share your blog. Lady in Liguria I did everything they told me to do.  Everything that was programmed into my consciousness for ‘getting on in life’, which I assumed at the time meant happiness.  I worked tirelessly at school to achieve top grades, secured a Masters degree and landed a job… [Read More]