Hello, and 'Happy New Year'! (I'm aware that I'm about 37 days late with that one, but the sentiment is there) Since our last update, a fair bit has happened. Mainly, to our house... and to the retinas of our neighbours as they have had 3 months worth of pyjama clad cooking in the garage … Continue reading 60 degrees too far.
It's been a very VERY long time since our last update, and for that I (as head writer of this here site) must humbly apologise. The reason for this has been two fold: Life has been absolutely CHUFFING MENTAL of late In all honesty, I've really been struggling recently It all started towards the end … Continue reading The sun always rises in the morning.
If you follow our social media, you will have seen that T absolutely SMASHED his '28 Miles in 28 Days' challenge. He wobbled, walked and wheeled a mile every single day in February. He was out in every possible type of weather imaginable - wind (practically a hurricane one day), rain (biblical), sunshine (that one … Continue reading Inspiration and Realisation.
Happy New Year!! ... and also, Merry Christmas? I hope yours was as lovely as ours. I managed to get one picture of the boys together... ...and Baby Riley legitimately looks like he wants to punch someone in the face. Look at that mush! I think maybe he is sick of me being his personal … Continue reading This one, is for Sir Tom.
Evening all! I thought it was about time I wrote a bit of an update on how things are, and more specifically, how things are medically for T at the moment. It's been a funny old time, trying to navigate serious medical conditions, when no-one wants to see you for appointments. And, to be fair, … Continue reading Always together, never alone.
Just when you thought 2020 couldn't get any worse, BOOM! Lockdown 2.0, and Sean Connery taken from us (RIP Sir Sean). What a bloody crackers year this has become. Since our last update, we've had a fair few developments in old Family Riley. The first being that T has now started his new Secondary School! … Continue reading Ding Ding! Round 2020
Strap yourselves in Ladies and Gents, this is gonna be a long one! Over 2 months since our last update. I didn't actually realise that much time had passed... but 'time' seems to have taken on new meaning since Covid hit. One minute I'm in lockdown eating Easter eggs, then I blinked, and now its … Continue reading The start of a new road… not to Debenhams.
The ASDA delivery man winked at me this morning. I wouldn't have minded, but I was stood in my Harry Potter dressing gown, he was about 80, and he was also trying to walk into my house to pass me a bag of shopping. "I'm ok if you are love!" *wink* Erm. Actually, I'm not … Continue reading Lockdown Life.
We sacked off home schooling today. Sorry to T’s teachers who will read this 😬 The day started well. Bit of Maths Factor (thank you Carol Vorderman you absolute Goddess and maths legend) and T completed a new topic. But, he then stood up and had a nasty fall in his room... which resulted in … Continue reading Carol Vorderman is my hero, but a fall can derail your day.
Well it has to be said that this is a blog post I never thought I'd be writing. Bloody Coronavirus sneaking up on the World like a stealth ninja. In all seriousness though, we are literally heading into the unknown (feel free to sing in a Frozen 2 esque fashion) and I don't think it … Continue reading Come On Eileen (Covid19)