The difference a piano makes

Over the past few days we’ve had a few changes. So many things. A busy time and lots of fun out at toddler birthday parties and playdates.  I also spent some time searching for and trying out different pianos, having finally decided enough was enough and the time had come to get organised and findContinue reading “The difference a piano makes”

Winter snow finally arrives …

Were you caught out in the snow yesterday?  I wasn’t supposed to be in Derby, but our travel plans had completely gone out the window.  Its not too unusual.  Lately, we make plans but then change them at the last moment. Anyway, getting back to the snow.  In the end, we decided to walk intoContinue reading “Winter snow finally arrives …”

When was the last time you went to a baby shower?

Well, if you are male, I expect you may have never been to a baby shower.  The etiquette on baby showers says that it should be a time for female bonding.  An opportunity to ooh and ahh over baby toys and little baby clothes.  Baby showers became a trend after the second world war, inContinue reading “When was the last time you went to a baby shower?”

Which is your favourite breed of dog?

Are you fond of dogs?  There are so many different breeds.  Which is your favourite?  When I was young we had a small  miniature collie, who looked like a tiny version of the movie acclaimed “Lassie”.  I don’t have a dog now but if I did, I would want to get a Samoyed and aContinue reading “Which is your favourite breed of dog?”

Season’s Greetings

Merry Christmas! This little fold out of Santa Claus is one my favourite memories from childhood of Christmas.  In the lead up to Christmas we have enjoyed watching the christmas movies on television and some beautiful pop opera concerts.   There are some good books too.  I am very fond of the story by ClementContinue reading “Season’s Greetings”