It’s 6:30am in October and it’s 13°C. What is going on in the world? I wouldn’t normally complain – I love the summer, and I like it when the seasons change gradually because it means I get to wear more transitional outfits – but when you’re 8 months pregnant and you’ve spent the last 6… Read More What to wear when you’re 8 months pregnant and there seems to be a heatwave
I’ve woken up this morning with an overwhelming urge to write. So here I sit, in my extra-large t-shirt and shorts which used to be loose but now resemble hotpants (I’m at that stage in my pregnancy where even my maternity clothes are too small, and it’s TOO HOT), having been up since 4am, and… Read More Thoughts on a Sunday morning
It’s that time again! I love reading back over Favourites blogs and remembering things I was so into… My favourite thing over the last week or so has been the weather and the half term holiday. As a teacher, I’ve been lucky enough that with holidays and bank holiday I’ve literally worked 19 days this… Read More May Favourites
Last Sunday I was privileged to hear a very special person, Arek Hersch, speaking about his life and his experiences as a Jewish boy during the second world war. A large part of my university degree was spent studying the Weimar Republic, WWII, the Holocaust and then the following occupation and separation of Germany, and I still… Read More On a serious note
I really like hearing about products people have tried out, but I particularly value the reviews where people have taken the time to use up the whole product, rather than just using it once. So, therefore, please enjoy my reviews of some of the products I’ve used up recently! 1. Advance Techniques Treatment mask I liked… Read More Empties… or… I get to use new stuff!
It seems I’m back… It’s that time of year where for most teachers, the workload starts to wind down and we can start to breathe. And for me that means more time to write, if I’m lucky! It also means that summer is on it’s way, and that’s always the time of year when I… Read More Summer is coming
I’ve been collecting empty packaging for a couple of weeks now so that must mean it’s time for an ’empties’ review! TRESemmé ‘Volume and Lift’ shampoo… I love this! I have had problems in the past where my hair has become clogged and greasy and I’ve never managed to figure out what causes it. But (touch… Read More Empties