Brilliant Women Quiz for IWD 2023

Brilliant Women Quiz for IWD 2023

It’s International Women’s Day on 8 March, and to celebrate I’ve brought together two things I love – brilliant and interesting women, and quizzes! Fierce hearts change the world, and these are some of the fiercest.  So how’s your Inspiring Women trivia? There are...
Tamagotchi Tribulations in 2023

Tamagotchi Tribulations in 2023

Wednesday – the boys were back to school after the Christmas holidays, and after lunch I ventured outside with the step ladder to wind in the outdoor lights before it got too dark. My return was greeted with faint but frantic bleeping from the lounge, which could only...
Four Family Christmas Games Ideas

Four Family Christmas Games Ideas

I love a good game at Christmas. Simple games that cause maximum hilarity are always winners with me, and I thought I’d share a few family Christmas games ideas we’ll be trying out Chez RLC this year, that are a bit different from Hunt the Thimble and Charades....
Secondary School – it’s changed since the 1990s

Secondary School – it’s changed since the 1990s

The day that’s loomed for 11 years is finally here – it’s time for Senior School. It seems like only yesterday he was asking about going to “skell”, and now he’s trotting off in a large gaggle of friends to embark on the (I believe) scariest...
5 Tips for Looking After An Isolating Spouse

5 Tips for Looking After An Isolating Spouse

Last November, I caught the covid and spent 10 days in my room, with meals sent up from the kitchen downstairs via two small waiters. I admit that I rather enjoyed it (aside from the horrible and debilitating illness aspect, of course). I’ve asked to rebook for this...
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