Mourning the end of the holidays

I can’t believe it’s the end of the summer holidays, I’m distraught. I look forward to these weeks so much, especially as a teacher, it means I actually get to spend some quality time with my kids. The last year at work was stressful to put it mildly and the…

A letter to Vauxhall Zafira B fire warning

Back in 2013 my parents helped me buy a new Vauxhall Zafira, what we thought was a nice safe family car. It turns out we were wrong, we had actually purchased what could be a deathtrap, the B model. Potentially deadly fires have started spontaneously in Vauxhall Zafira B cars…

Why it’s ok for it to be just us two

I love my days off with Ava I really do and I look forward to them every week. Then I get to them and find myself wondering what to do. I’m not sure why really but we end up spending those days just us two. If I think about it…