5 things I liked this week – 13.7.18

1. More fantastic walks in Richmond Park. 2. Helping out on the language school (where I work) summer trip. 3. That it’s been feeling (towards the end of the week) a little cooler but we could still desperately do with some rain, everything is yellow. 4. Listening to Motown. 5. The Trump balloon.

5 things I liked this week – 25.5.18

1. We made friends with next door’s cat. 2. The new(ish) Plan B album, Heaven Before All Hell Breaks Loose. 3. I revisited the The Future Starts Here exhibition at the V&A, this time with my kids. It was definitely more fun visiting it with other people and this time I got to see the…

2017 Music

I am a sucker for end of year stats, so I always look forward to the Spotify ones. This year my stats are pretty much Show Ponies, Show Ponies and more Show Ponies, they’re a country – blue grass kind of band, their song, Kalamazoo, from their album this year, is just perfect. A juxtaposition…

5 things I liked this week – 29.9.17

1. Someone mentioned these at work and now I so want one, so just to make everyone else crave robots. 2. This fascinating article on sleep. 3. I am not a massive fan of superhero movies but I watched Wonder Woman recently and I really liked it. It reminded me a little of the Indiana…

5 things I liked this week – 8.9.17

1. Newton Faulkner and Jake Bugg have new albums out and they’re both brilliant. 2. Z started secondary school this week and although he’ll never be a massive fan of school like his sister, he seems to quite like it. 3. Gino D’Acompo’s Pasta book. 4. The ‘we’re bloody brilliant’ (not said in exactly that…

5 things I liked this week – 1.9.17

1. A trip to the playground with the kids (my kids aren’t too cool for playgrounds yet but at currently 11 and 13, there’s not going to be that many more playground summers, although then again, we were at a photographer’s studio in an Eddie Katz – a kids indoor play area, which my kids…

5 things I liked this week – 28.4.17

1. I made friends with a blackbird! I was gardening and I could see this blackbird watching me from the fence, I could tell it was waiting for me to sod off, so that it could go and get all those tasty grubs I’d unearthed with my digging and weeding. I moved to the other…

5 things I liked this week – 10.3.17

Like pretty much everyone else, Ed Sheeran’s new album (What Do I Know? is my absolute favourite but they’re all brilliant). Discovering pizza a portafoglio. In my ‘day job’ I work from home and last time I was in the office was ooh about 4 years ago, so long, the company I work for has…

5 things I liked this week – 16.12.16

Watching S in her dance show, it was brilliant! K discovering that you can now get nespresso pods in our local John Lewis (I know nespresso aren’t the most environmentally friendly way to get your coffee but we do recycle the pods and we got the nespresso machine in part to try and wean me…