Parenting

Smash the Eggs

  I always wanted her to be able to enjoy cooking. Cooking is one of life’s simple pleasures. I didn’t cook much as a child, but when I got to double figures and could be trusted with a knife, a…

Reviews

Just Visiting: Diggerland

Diggers. Diggers and more diggers – What’s not to love?! Want to do something different for the day? We did. So we went to Diggerland, Yorkshire. I was slightly worried about the gender stereotypes – was it all going to…

Teaching

Teaching & the Power Struggle

Ping. Ping. Ping.   I heard them fall. Momentarily, it distracted me from the target group I was teaching to multiply 2 digit by 2 digit numbers. I gazed around the room with that expert teacher scan. The quick glance…

Travel

Just Visiting: York Chocolate Story

Raining. Why is it always raining when you plan an epic day trip? The weather forecast had lied. Again. I’d planned it all, we’d caught the 10am train to York, we were going to walk on the wall, wander down…

Photography

Fuji x10

I always feel like with photography there’s this want. This want for more gear – a better upgrade – a this, a that, a something that’s needed. For quite a while I’ve had a bit of ‘camera lust’. I’ve wanted…