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Dressing up in childhood memories

I read something online the other day about well known writers choosing which childhood fictional character they would most like to dress up as. It was for an exhibition by The Story Museum. Well known children’s authors were photographed as their chosen characters. Malorie Blackman was the Wicked Witch of the West from the Wizard(…)

Getting lost in Heligan

Getting lost in Heligan

I have no idea where to start in describing the Lost Gardens of Heligan. It was cared for until the outbreak of WW1-the house and grounds lost so many men to the war that ultimately it fell into disrepair and remained undiscovered for years. It is one of my most favourite places to visit anywhere.(…)

Toilet troubles-potty training and how not to do it.

I’ve mentioned issues with my son and his difficulty/stroke refusal to use the toilet before but mostly on Twitter. I’ve certainly alluded to our problems potty training here on the blog. What I haven’t done is write a post dedicated to it. Mostly because I don’t want to embarrass him when he’s older but also(…)

Washi tape Table Top

Washi tape Table Top

I recently discovered washi tape. I know, I know I’m slow to the party! Or for those of you who’ve absolutely no idea what I’m talking about-washi tape is basically decorated masking tape. This means it is the parents dream crafting equipment. It can easily be peeled off anything it has stuck to, it’s flexible,(…)