Yearly Archives: 2014

My five most popular blog posts of 2014


Oh, I do love a good end-of-year round up. There’s something quite satisfying about all those top 10 of 2014 lists, whether it’s films, songs or dodgy celebrity haircuts. It puts things in perspective, in some kind of order, and reminds you of things that happened several months ago....

Elf on the Shelf – our first week


Our elves have been busy since they arrived at the start of the month. Little E, Little O and Baby I were thrilled with the Advent boxes Tallulah, Sammy and Georgie brought with them on December 1st. We have had lots of fun reading the new Christmas books and they absolutely love wearing their Christmas pyjamas...

In memory of Barry Island funfair


I genuinely had a tear in my eye when I saw these photos of a decaying Barry Island fairground being demolished. I might live in Cardiff now, but I was born and bred in Barry and as pretty much all my family are still there, we’re back and forth a...