Monthly Archives: December 2016

The Borrowers Sherman Theatre

The Borrowers, Sherman Theatre Cardiff – review


The Borrowers was one of my favourite childhood books. Mary Norton’s story of the Clock family – Pod, Homily and their daughter Arrietty – who live beneath the floorboards and survive by “borrowing” items from the human world above, captivated me. More recently, I’ve loved sharing the tale with my...

When your child has a December birthday


Little Miss E turns seven next week. The following week sees one nephew’s third birthday, another nephew turning 12 and a niece turning four. Shortly after, Miss E’s best friend from school also turns 7, as does her best out-of-school friend. Add to that, my dad and brother both celebrating...