Mum on the Run

Goodbye, Zayn

We are in a period of early mourning for the departure of Zayn Malik from One Direction. Daughter one, a former 1D fan [still a bit of a fan, to be honest, though she apparently "hates herself" for it], announced the news on Wednesday and immediately located a TV channel which seemed to be 100% dedicated to the songs of said band.…

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Neck pain

My neck has been hurting and I was hoping for some time off, but it's not looking likely.…

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Where's the fun gone?

Life has become more serious for young girls, but should it all be about targets?…

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Reading challenge

I've been trying to galvanise the crew to put down their phones, etc, and do some reading, but I'm not sure I'm a very good example. It's not that I don't read. …

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Getting people to bed on time

Getting people to bed on time is not one of my best skills.…

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