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)
HAPPY NEW YEAR! - I'm aware that we are very late to the party here, but it feels like we haven't stopped these past few months. Happy Christmas too! Totally didn't realise it had been so long since our last update... heres a festive picture to make up for our lack of content! Hope everyone … Continue reading It is what it is.
It's been a bit of an up and down few weeks in the old Life of Rileys. This week has seen a few dark days. This happens occasionally, when it feels like everything just gets a little bit much. People often comment to myself and J that we deal with things exceptionally well. Truth is, … Continue reading Walking a new road under a cloud.