If you'd landed in our kitchen early one morning last week, you might have been forgiven for thinking you'd stumbled upon a rather unusual remake of 'Father Ted'. Yelps of 'Girls! Girls!' in a vain attempt to get the attention of my offspring, was just one highlight of a manic morning as we got ready… Continue reading It’s Not What it Looks Like
When the infamous 'Beast from the East' started prowling around and creating a stir reecently, the text message with 'the kids need to go home from school early' announcement meant that an afternoon of the fire and a film was the required response (not sure it's a necessity in fairness, but it certainly made for… Continue reading A Little Bird Taught Me (The Bird on the Wire)
I heard about someone burning a boiled egg once. I laughed. I questioned how this was even possible. But no longer. I too can now lay claim to this incredible feat of ridiculousness. But, just to be clear, it wasn't my fault. No. Not this time. On this occasion, the blame lay squarely at the… Continue reading How to Burn a Boiled Egg: ‘Small Great Things’
Reading: Matthew 1 verses 18 - 25 Thought: I wonder if you've ever had a dilemma: a difficult choice you had to make. Maybe it was deciding between two places you could visit. Maybe it was working out which dessert you wanted (when one of everything isn't an option!) Or maybe it was a much bigger decision… Continue reading Advent Day 14: Decisions, decisions!