Sunday, 25 June 2017

Thumbs up for the new Wonder Woman movie!


I've seen a few of these Marvel Comic Hero films, not really my first choice (!) and have always been left a bit cold. Sure, there's iconic characters, full-blown action, team work, the odd moment of self deprecating humour but in general, totally forgettable. But there seemed a bit of a buzz about this new Wonder Woman flick, I think I even heard the word "feminist" so I thought, I'm getting a babysitter, I need to see this for myself!

Monday, 24 April 2017

Finding your happy place



Now my kids are getting older and we're starting to get to know them better, we've realised that each child has something that they not only love to do, something they need to do. Something that if they don't do it for some reason, like we're too busy or they're ill or something, really impacts on their mood and well being. Cue grumpy, irritable children and the parental lament "what's wrong with you!?"

Friday, 10 March 2017

10 reasons I quit online shopping!



I gave up online shopping as my New Year's resolution. It was a kickback against the boxes, the stuff, the hours sucked up browsing for essentials...oh and non-essentials. It's been liberating! Good for me, good for the local economy, good for the environment. Here's why: