Ramblings

Catch-Up: 25 November 2018

Catch-Up: 25 November 2018

Well, what can I say….it’s been a while since I’ve been on here, the house has taken over our lives!  We got the keys on 27th July and, almost 4 months on, we’re nowhere near to a proper liveable stage. Currently we have a plumbed […]

Catchup: 04.04.2018

Catchup: 04.04.2018

Well, LOTS has happened since my last post! 1. Hubby has been working for the past month and is very happily settled into his job. This has been one of the best things ever! Hubby seems so happy and so focused, it’s been really nice […]

Catchup – wb 26 Feb

Catchup – wb 26 Feb

The past week has been very unusual – we’ve had some really bad weather thanks to the #BeastFromTheEast and #StormEmma that has resulted in having Tuesday, Thursday and Friday off as snow days, and being sent home at 11:30am (kids left at 11:15am) on Wednesday […]

Today, I have achieved…not much of anything really.

Today, I have achieved…not much of anything really.

Mondays are, on paper, a good day. I have 2 classes and three PPA/TLR lessons where, in an ideal world, I get lots of prep done for the week ahead. That just didn’t happen today. For some reason everything seemed to take about four times […]

New Roast Chicken Method

New Roast Chicken Method

Today, in an epic procrastination, Hubs and I have reorganised all of the wardrobes/drawers in our house – binned 4 bags of shite and have 4/5 bin-bags of clothes/textiles to take to the textiles recycling point. We also went out for petrol and got a […]

Last day of half-term tomorrow…sigh

Last day of half-term tomorrow…sigh

As a teacher in a secondary school, half terms always seem so far away and then go by in a flash. This one feels like it has been a lazy long weekend, and yet school was ages ago, at the same time. I did a […]

TIL: Estate Agents photos lie

TIL: Estate Agents photos lie

Today the hubs and I had booked two potential house viewings…the first was right at the top end of our budget and well, what a disappointment that was! The area was lovely; easy transport links, nice little field at the bottom of the road, good […]

Procrastination Station

Procrastination Station

So, currently I’m mid half-term break and supposed to be having a bit of a rest and catching up with the house…except I have no inclination to any housework… We have a mahooosive list of chores and general upkeep that we’d like to tackle (I […]