Monthly Archives: March, 2012

Expensive tastes

Midway through our tea today, Sam burst out with: ‘Mummy, I want a racing car’. Thinking that he just wanted a toy car to drive through his shepherd’s pie, I declined comment. However, in the ensuing silence, he asked: ‘What’s a Porsche, Mummy?’ I was somewhat astounded, it has to be said. I can categorically …

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We’re home

The moment I took a first look around this new house it felt like home; so putting the key in the lock for the first time and dumping my bag on the kitchen counter only served to corroborate that sentiment. It was surreal; there was no settling-in time needed at all – our first 10 …

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The key to happiness: Keys

Woohooo! Sam and I are homeowners! Admittedly we are only renting, but it does feel like it’s our home. We are houserenting homeowners! Got the keys today which was immensely exciting, and not as boring for Sam as I’d expected – instead of him having to hang around getting bored, whilst I signed things and …

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Innocent racism

Anyone who has ever come into contact with children will know that toddler + public place = embarrassment of some kind. Most of these cringe-worthy moments pass me by now; I have developed too thick a skin to even recognise when my child has committed a slight faux pas. But some things are so obviously …

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Big Bum International

During my brief absence from the blogworld, WordPress changed a few things; one being that you can now see all the countries from which people have viewed your blog. I was astounded. This is of no interest to anyone but myself, but I just couldn’t resist sharing my wonderment…. Hello to anyone who might be …

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The magic lamp

In my last post I essentially voiced four wishes: #1: A house #2: A school #3: A man #4: A job/lottery win On Monday, I went to a viewing for a house. LOVED it. It immediately felt like home. We’ve been round quite a few now and for all the others I have tried to …

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Hunting

I’m baaaaack! Thought I’d make a bit of a fresh start of it and change the appearance of this blog – quite a task for someone who is terrible at decision making. Let me know what you think. (Comments about the size of my bum in the picture will not be appreciated!) So, I’ve kept …

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