How to Visit Friends With Small Children: 10 Things you Need to Know

I get it you’re just not that that into kids. Thing is your friends have acquired some and now you’re forced to spend time with them. You’ve hung out together when they were babies and that wasn’t too bad but now they’re walking and talking and doing, er, whatever it is they do. When you don’t have […]

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Raised by Vikings

Dear The Vikings,

I am writing to thank you for your continued support in the raising of my son, aged three, and your sterling work in getting him out of nappies and into pants ‘like what Vikings (and Pirates) wear’. Please pass on my kind regards to Sigurd Snake In the Eye and Ragnar Hairy Breeches, sorry for Grandad renaming your great King Ragnar Hairy Arse which is probably very disrespectful, also not the sort of thing you want a 3 year old shouting in the middle of Marks & Spencer whilst brandishing a baguette.


We bought a house!

It’s been quiet on the blog recently because I’ve finally run out of things to say. Mwahahaha. As if. Nah I had a break from writing over the summer so I could concentrate on shouting ‘Get back here now!’ at the kidlets. After seven weeks I can now project exactly the right level of anger […]

This totally sums up my daughter. 'Mummy I can't think of anything I'm scared of'


Frozen vs Inside Out

Dear Pixar, Thank you for your efforts to entertain my children over the summer holidays however I’m afraid I have to take issue with your latest attempt. We took our children to see your feature Inside Out (btw what the hell was with that weird singing volcano shit?) We all enjoyed the film immensely but […]

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How to win at SEO

A while ago I started writing a beginner’s guide to blogging, even though I actually have no idea what I’m talking about, but hey! This is the Internet as long as you can read an article in less than 5 minutes and still look like you might be working- no one cares! So today I’ve […]