After I got back from Family Fortnight at Holistic Holiday Center Kalikalos in Greece.
When we’re in Greece, everything … Read more
‘Sometimes I hate you’
Wow..it’s not what you want to hear is it?
Anyone hating us is not good. Least of all my 10 year old. Least of all on a great trip to Greece.
But that’s what he said ‘sometimes I hate you’ he growled and he grumped off ahead, shoulders hunched, looking for all the world like … Read more
Travel with kids
Here we are on day 9 in Greece and it’s feeling a bit more ‘normal’ or it would be if Youngest wasn’t covered in mosquito bites (we’ve now erected a palatial white mosquito net to see if we can protect him tomorrow night and have found toxic yuk to spray on him
We were up … Read more
Death, dying and the family
Before I left for Greece, I went out for a walk today with Lyn from the village and we talked about death and dying…and laughed a lot.
Which for some people might seem weird.
Lyn’s sister Jane died of breast cancer 8 years when only in her 30s and now her mum’s been told that … Read more
At last summer has come. I’m sitting in the garden and it’s still light and warm as I write this at 10pm – hooray!
My eldest son is, I think just entering Tweendom, which, if you google, means that he’s in a strange pre-teen phase which seems to have involved hourly strops, tears and bossiness … Read more
Coaching for Kids
The end of the Easter holidays draw nigh and I feel a huge amount of sadness as I’ve loved having time with the kids, and with friends. I’ve enjoyed the lazy mornings and unstructured and unhurried nature of the days.
I’m also looking forward to getting back to work, clients and writing.
Over Easter … Read more