Now Now Now!

How instant online gratification has led to our modern day culture of impatience

In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal (yes, scandal is the right word) and after reading Annabel’s rather brilliant feature looking at the future of blogging, I’m thinking a lot about the internet right now….

5 min

Let Them Try It Out!

What your child really gets from competitive sport

When my son started school, it’s fair to say that sport was not his thing. I’d dutifully trot along to football matches and cross country runs and watch as my boy lurked on the half-way line…

6 min

It’s Good To Be Board

The beauty of board games

As I’m typing this, tensions in my house are running a little high. It’s fair to say that Son, The Hottie and I are all pretty competitive people so tonight’s been a bit fraught. But we’ve…

4 min

 The Therapy Of Walking

Get outside & play

My dog is a in a very happy place at the moment. As I’m writing this, she’s curled around my legs next to me on the sofa doing a rather marvellous impression of a hot water…

3 min

Three Little Words

We’ve got this

Well oh my goodness, here we are! I can’t tell you how excited I am about A Life Loved right now and I hope that you’re already enjoying the journey too. I’m beyond thrilled that Annabel…

4 min