choir

Jabbed in the back last night all through choir practice…

"Mind you, she's flat all through the Handel with or without the right glasses!"...

nits

Infested

"Mummy says most of these are the new super nits that grow up to 6 cms long!"...

jog

Joggers crushed by Runners

"Let's face it, humans were built to hunt and run, it's what we do!"...

bathroom-vauation

In need of some updating…

"£750,000! Cheeky little sod!  Next door went for £890,000.  I'm going to get another valuation!"...

testing-times

Testing Times

"I should be top set maths! My Mum says I should be top set maths...she's DEVASTATED! What does Mrs Lomax know?"...

high-st

High Street Congestion

" Well Ken and I got married on a shoestring. None of this palaver...Ooh, these big girls do take up a lot of pavement!"...

holiday-fun

Croatia was stunning, simply stunning!

"...Rob has forgotten to pack the chargers!!! Horrible day in Pula trying to find some! xx J"...

REcession-proof

Recession Proof

" South America has always appealed as well,  maybe next year. Of course Leonidas and Betty  soak up all these places like sponges... "...

Book-group2

Wednesday night book group-the suggestion from Hell

"I personally think it's a strong list.  Jayne suggested GONE GIRL.  Good grief! It's a book group not a teenage sleepover!"...

power-couple

Power Couple at the drinks do!

"Frank's all about about evangelical patronage networks and Cressy is doing very exciting stuff developing an alternative analytic based on  the indigenous category of  'doings'!"...

too-much-information!psd

Too much Information!

"Lovely time at the 'Meet the Neighbours' garden party at number 62! Caught up with Sally, she hadn't heard the latest about Martine so I filled her in."...

amelie-kitchen

Feeling the squeeze

"And Mummy said we must never touch the middle tap because that's just for making grown up teas. Do you want to see ice come out of the fridge? Don't let it plonk out on the baby's head!"...

2

Graduation Day!! Sooo very proud!!

"Sooo proud of little Josh, soooo very proud!  Lots of sunshine on the big day and I got to wear the same purple skirt I wore for last week's wedding!!"...

Amelie-nanny

Gus and Lara’s slightly hopeless au pair

" Well, I've been with this family for about two months? They're really nice? Not sure how long I can be here, it depends on like if Kaz and I are really serious about getting to the Burning Man Festival this year?"...

_the-dieting-dad

Unwelcome sight of the dieted Dad

"...I think I just felt at 43 it was time to shape up, take stock and this Paleo thing works.  Nadine says she can't face another plate of eels and dandelion salad. Ha!  But it's really not that bad, you ladies should try it!"...

parents-evening

Parent’s Afternoon- BIG Dad on a little chair!

" Miss Harris rather unhelpful about Poppaea's progress. These teachers look about 12 to me!"...

departure-board

Despair beneath the Departure Board

" I'm 6ft 3",  have a dodgy knee, I pay a FORTUNE for my season ticket and there is no way I'm getting on any replacement bus service this evening!"...

white-neighbours

Ambitious Plans

" Told Paula all about my new scheme. She seemed pretty excited. I know I am. Spent the afternoon online sourcing possible fruit teas."...

war-on

Deprivation

"Had to make do with bread sticks which really won't work in this case!!"...

sing!

Year 6 – Can’t sing. Won’t sing.

"Like a circle in a mumble, Words that mumble in your head, Why did mumble go so quickly, was it mumble that I mumbled etc."...

Wrong-bin-mate!

Bin Night Alert!

"Caught Tony from number 56 putting out the wrong bin. And he works for the council in planning! Beggars belief!"...

allergies

Ladies trying to lunch

"...and meat if it's not organic and salt and weirdly honey! Fruit juice is a big no no for me and caffeine after 5pm is impossible."...

EASTER-MUMMY

LOOK! It’s the Easter Mummy!

Shopping List: Eggs,  bread,  Milk, Milk, Milk, Cheese. LOTS!!! Small chocolate eggs for hunt. Big eggs x 3.  Cereal.  Gum guard if poss.  Bigger shin pads?!!! Nutella. Ham. Laundry liq....

chicago

Funding meeting 10.15 Tuesday

" Why does Elaine go on for so long? Maybe I should take up Zumba? I prefer the carpet tiles in the other meeting room..."...

DAD-BAND

Hello Jasmine Close! ARE YOU READY TO ROCK!?

" I wouldn't really call us a 'Dad Band'... Mike once auditioned for the Hothouse Flowers.    Set went well, even the tricky Nick Cave stuff ."  ...

alice

We look for motivation and independent thought.

" Took Alice to her interview on Tuesday, I didn't sleep a wink the night before!  If she doesn't get in we're looking at Leeds or Manchester! God help us!"...

novel

Flick’s novel, word count 350,000.

"Asked Vanessa to read through my novel! Really value her opinion because she was  on  the   creative writing course  a few years back and she's a real live wire at the book group!"...

Stuart and Mike's Open Garden 2.30 - 4.30 pm

Stuart and Paul’s Open Garden 2.30 – 4.30pm

"Popped over the road to see Stuart and Paul's garden, they've done some very clever stuff with mirrors, couldn't do that in ours, it would send Suki and Chi Chi bonkers."...

Supportive dads on the touch-line

Supportive dads on the touch-line

"Went to watch Guy play rugby. Bumped into Mike with his son, Fabian .  Don't think Fabian is long for the rugby team  but then he is a chorister. Luckily in our family we're  all built like sheds and can't sing a note! "...

Year 7

Year 7

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