Harry Paye Day 2016

Saturday afternoon we headed down to Poole Quay for Harry Paye day. It was started by the Pirates of Poole, who are a community group who keep the maritime history of Poole alive. They hold events to raise money for local charities and causes. They first put on Harry Paye…

I’ve Gone Self Hosted

I have been procrastinating over whether I should go self hosted or not for a while now, and I have finally taken the plunge. Admittedly, I was very scared about making the change, it is a big change to make, and all I could think about was all the things…

My Ways of Saving Money

When I started writing this post it was going to be about how we are saving money for our holiday in August. But I realized that we are going to carry on saving (for a house deposit, birthdays, Christmas etc) after the holiday, so I changed it to my ways…

Our Bank Holiday Weekend

The Bank holiday weekend is nearly over, boo. Just a few hours left before we all have to go back to normality (or as near to it as you can with it being half-term.). We have had a lovely weekend, we did more than I thought we would, I am…

Ten things I love

My last post was a bit serious, so I thought I would write something a bit more light-hearted today. I thought that I would write about a few things I love to let people get to know a bit about me. These are in no particular order (I have to…

What’s wrong with Girl/Boy friendships?

My daughter, who is almost 11, is best friends with a boy. It is a completely platonic friendship, like brother and sister. At weekends and after school they are always out playing together, riding bikes, roller skating, climbing trees and playing computer games. While this may sound a bit tomboyish,…

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