Happy as a Sand Boy

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Here we are in Little Chap’s last term of Reception already. Seriously, how? It seems like yesterday the new school year started but we quickly got used to the newness of the year’s school routine. Here’s a quick review of … Continue reading

A Review of New Carte Noire Coffee Pods

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This coffee, when topped up with a decent mug full of warm milk, latte-style, is as close to my idea of caffeine nirvana as I have ever been lucky enough to drink. Who knows? Maybe I’ll make a tiramisu yet? Continue reading

Back to School Nerves or The Curse of the Working Mum

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Funny how things don’t quite go as you expect isn’t it?

I did the Organised Mum thing as we broke up last term. Organising is what I do best. That’s why I worked in marketing and sales before becoming Miss Moneypenny. I like to plan and tick things off lists. I checked the uniform list issued last term and the notes I made at the “New Reception Parents” evening held at school, when they stressed the importance of non-marking soles on the plimsolls, begged us to buy velcro straps, not slip-on or lace-ups and gave handy hints for extra long loops on art overalls and top buttons of shirts. I ordered everything we needed and labelled it all diligently. I even reorganised Little Chap’s chest of drawers and wardrobe to make room for everything where he can reach it. Sorted.

Or so I thought… Continue reading