Category Archives: Pog Life

A Little Pea and Little Wisp sleepover and the lessons of spicy toothpaste

It was a Little Pea and Little Wisp sleepover the other week. With so few weekends to choose from, it ended up being one where Himself was away on an expedition that involved making fire and building camps (it’s probably … Continue reading

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A little teasing can go a long way

Acceptable things to tease about in this house: That Brighton football team are rubbish regardless of how well they are actually  (me to Smaller boy, who might just be their biggest fan) That Bigger boy has no common sense, despite … Continue reading

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Sauce, anyone?

There are moments when I – and I am sure you do too – feel like I know nothing; like I am a fraud in my job, in my life and it makes my mouth dry and my heart pound.  … Continue reading

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That back to school time of year

There’s a week or so in September that can be slightly tricky if – for whatever reason – you don’t have children. You might have guessed it; it’s the week schools go back and social media gets flooded with images … Continue reading

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Top 10 teen holiday observations

We did it!  We did a week away in France – including a 600 mile drive there and 600 miles back – and nobody died.  (And I didn’t get refused entry in or out with my dodgy passport photo!) So, … Continue reading

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Houdini Norman

We’ve lived in this house – Our Towers (rather than Pog Towers, where I used to live on my own) –  for almost 5 years.  One of the ‘things’ a lot of houses in this area have is glass doors … Continue reading

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Stuck in No Man’s Land

I mentioned the slight Pog shaped incident on the very last leg of an amazing honeymoon in a previous post, but forgot to add the story here. My passport is seven years old and I do look quite different in … Continue reading

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Speech-ing

I did a speech at my wedding.  Of course I did :o) I thought it would be easy as it was a relatively small group of very lovely friends, but I was still very shaky and nervous, although I did … Continue reading

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Best. Day. Ever.

It’s been a while.  Three months exactly, apparently! And now I’m writing this as a married lady – in theory that Bridget Jones persona became a thing of the past almost three weeks ago. On the 24th June I married … Continue reading

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Speeches and chocolate mice

I’ve been writing my wedding speech.  I’m in total panic as I realised this weekend that it’s ten weeks on Friday that we’ll do the marrying thing. (I know it’s not normal for the bride to do a speech, and … Continue reading

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