• The Credit Crunch bites!

    Unfortunately Jamie has been made redundant. The joinery he works for has been getting less and less work over the last few months and the owner (John) has had to let his two wokers go. Jamie was very upset to get the news, but John has promised to take him on if things pick up.… Continue Reading

  • Everyone returns and a birthday.

    This week has seen the family disappearing in all directions. Sue went down to the West Country to stay with Philippa. I wisely (or thought so), checked the weather forecast and spotted that it said that, that ┬ápart of the country was going to get miserable wet weather all week and the Midlands were going… Continue Reading

  • Some quiet days.

    The weather has been good since the last blog, some lovely sunny days and the occasional chilly night. I managed to do a few days at school including an afternoon compering a children’s talent show. It was quite different seeing things from a different perspective, particularly when the teaching support assistants did Mamma Mia with… Continue Reading