A new chapter – farewell from Young & Younger

As the twins head off to school to start their Reception year, I’ve been reflecting on this blog and how much has changed over the last five years since I started writing it as a new mum of twins in 2009. As well as providing me with a memoir for a time in my life that passed in such . . . → Read More: A new chapter – farewell from Young & Younger

Just So Festival 2014 Part 2: Highlights

As well as the amazing general atmosphere at Just So, the festival programme is pretty rocking, too. We went through the programme together as a family before we arrived, starring our must-see shows, and we actually managed to do all of those and more. Here were our favourites of the weekend:

Little Wonder: This show combined acrobalance . . . → Read More: Just So Festival 2014 Part 2: Highlights

Just So Festival 2014 Part I

Last year, the Just So Festival completely seduced me with its magic and originality. We all loved every second (eternal thanks to Kat for introducing me to this special festival), and it was an absolute given that we would want to experience it all again this year. Having been left with such a sense of wonder and . . . → Read More: Just So Festival 2014 Part I

Easy animal costume ideas

Panicking about your tribal costumes for the Tribal Tournament at this year’s Just So Festival? Here are some super-easy costume ideas for all the tribes – fish, foxes, frogs, lions, owls and stags. Pick your tribe (Go Foxes! Go Owls!), and get creative. If you haven’t got time for a full costume, a set of face . . . → Read More: Easy animal costume ideas

The last weeks of four

It’s just four weeks until the twins turn five, and on that very day they’ll also head off for their first day at school. These are the sort of weeks that have wings. Wings that mean they soar past you with a whoosh that’s fun and exhilarating, but that leaves you dazed and short of breath.

Our days are . . . → Read More: The last weeks of four