School disco

School disco

Tonight was the school disco. Sophie has been preparing for the limbo section all week on the way to school. Since the rain started, overhanging branches on our daily comute have been bending lower and lower. Simply ducking to avoid them isn’t enough, Sophie has been loudly encouraging me to follow her suit and limbo underneath. ‘Limbo mama, limbo’, she… Read more →

What to wear

Whilst Annie was asleep today, I took the opportunity to prepare what I am to wear tomorrow and on Saturday. Often, with so many children running about, it’s almost impossible to find the right items of clothing, and with time of the essence on both days, a little forward planning won’t go amiss. I did feel rather strange though, as… Read more →

Toddler group

Toddler group

Annie and I joined our friends Chloe and Ozzie at Christ Church toddler group. It wasn’t too manic and Annie has a wonderful time playing in the tunnel.

Happy birthday Dad

Wishing my best Dad and the children’s best Irish Grandad a very happy birthday and a year of great health, happiness, love and laughter.

A day with the ladies

I am sat in Asda car park awaiting my click and collect shopping. Its another sunshiney day and I am looking forward to spending the day up at a friend’s house in the country. First things first though collect groceries then head home to make a tirimisu. I don’t think today’s detox will withstand this temptation.


Currently Matt and I are on a detox diet for a month. We have given up meat, dairy, caffeine and sugar, basically allow our favourite things. The children are amused and bemused. Sophie is very supportive and kind towards her parents who obviously have a screw loose to think of giving up such yummy things. Felix is ignoring the fact… Read more →

Blue skies

Hurray for blue skies today. Warm sunbeams and dappled light glinting through the trees on the way to school. Feels a little summery. Time to dig out my sunshine shoes.

Busy week

Last night I attended a governor Finance training and tonight a full governing body meeting. Both were very informative and I am glad I went, however neither concluded till after nine pm. I am so tired. After sorting out washing, dishwasher and pack lunches I am now snuggled up in bed listening to Matt reading a vegan cook book out… Read more →


Happy May day. In like a lion, be it a damp soggy lion, and out like sunshiney lamb.

St George’s day parade

St George’s day parade

Today the three bigger children attended the St George’s day parade as part of their respective scouting units. Here is a picture of Sophie in her beavers uniform

Our Christinas

Our Christinas

Aunty Tinanana came to visit today. We spent a lovely afternoon chatting and spending time with the children. Annie-Mo even smiled a sign she is definitely on the road to recovery, hurray. Christina’s play a very important role in our family at Dragondrop. We have three of them all shortening their name differently, which is handy or it would get… Read more →

Back to school

The children returned to school today. Only one more term to go until the summer holidays. This school year is speeding by. This morning I was worried as  Annie-Mo was still making no improvement. In fact she seemed to be getting worse. Her ears were so sore she couldn’t relax whilst feeding. Our doctors surgery is brilliant and an appointment… Read more →


Little lady is a little miserable but seems to be on the road to recovery, thank goodness. Just in time for her big sister’s birthday tomorrow.