Year 2018 So Far

The year so far……….

  Poorly Me Again I seem to be apologising for lack of posts, this year has been a struggle this year so far.  January and was a horrible month………….as I put in my last post I got the flu on New Year’s Eve, finally perked up when I wrote my last post, but really only […]

Healthy Pizza – A guest post by Ewan Buda

My son who is 12 years old has been given a project to do at school.  He has had to come up with a healthy recipe and present it in an innovative way.  I thought it would be nice for him to takeover and post a page on the website, so here it is……………   […]

New Hobbies - Sewing pieces

New hobby – sewing and singing

  A new hobby?? …………. I have been working long hours and lots of work and no play make for an unhappy Julie.  So I decided to shake things up a little!  This post is about a new hobby or two that I have tried……   New Hobby 1 – Singing I love singing – […]

Robin Hood Half - after massage

Half marathon update – I did it!!!!!

  Well the day was finally here.  The Robin Hood Half Marathon 2017.  Since my last post here, training has been up and down – more down than up really.  I managed to get up to 8.5 miles in training, but then in the last month have only ran 2 miles.  I had a pain […]

Holiday to The New Forest (Part One)

Apologies for not posting in ages.  I was mad busy at work and then with the school holidays there just wasn’t enough time.   I have also been stuggling a bit for inspiration…..anyway this weeks post is about my recent holiday to The New Forest, think I may break it down so its not a […]

Wedding Selfie

Sunday……the night before Monday

Sounds very dramatic, but at times Sunday nights feel very depressing.  I love my job but at times it can be challenging.  Right now is one of those times (hence the lack of blog posts).  Its actually been fairly stressful. At the moment, I am picking up a tonne of new work from some one […]

Home Baked Donuts

Home baked Donut (doughnut?) treats

So as you probably know from my various posts, I am constantly battling with my weight.  Most of all, the thing I find difficult is depriving myself any treats. So I thought I would scour Pinterest and You Tube for some healthier alternatives that taste the same as the original versions.  Furthermore, I came upon […]

Birthdays, camping in Gloucester and day in Bath

Sorry for being quiet on here – its been a busy few weeks.  I am in the middle of learning some new stuff at work that I am picking up.  This means that I am playing catch up with all of my other work.  Writing a blog post is really difficult when you are so […]

Shipley Park

Happy Sad few days and Fathers Day 2017

Its currently Fathers Day – Happy Fathers Day to all of the dads out there!! Not least my dad and of course Eddie. This week has been an odd one – its been heat-wave weather.  Its actually too hot to do anything other than sit in the car with the air con on full blast.  […]

Weekend purchases without clothing

Weekend – Shopping and food food food!

Early Start to the weekend Last weekend was a busy one.  On Saturday, we had to be up at 6am, to take Tom and his friends off for a Duke of Edinburgh practice expedition to Ilam in Derbyshire. They all headed off with all of their gear, into soggy Derbyshire! Next we popped into Nottingham, […]