Nine Years of Memories

I noticed, almost in passing, that my blog is nine years old this week. Nine years. Imagine! How it all Started… Flea wasn’t quite three years old, when I started writing Who’s the Mummy. I remember taking the photo at the top of this post, at about that time. Marriage was… View Post

The Story of my 2016

I suspect most of us will be glad to see the back of 2016. Although, with a lunatic in charge of the White House, and no credible plan to implement our departure from the EU, I’m not sure how much calmer 2017 is going to be. Still, for us, 2016… View Post

Things to do in London when you’re five

Cooking with Flea is on my list of things that I should do but never quite manage, along with ‘crafting’ and learning how to do those fancy ponytail things with her hair. So we were delighted to be invited to a Junior Chef weekend at the Royal Garden Hotel in… View Post

Testing a new rollercoaster at Drayton Manor

One of the things I love about Flea is that while she is terrified of completely random things (flies, mashed potato, wearing sandals), she’s a complete adrenaline junkie in others.  So it turns out she was in her element this week when we were invited to get a sneak peek… View Post

How to Organise the World’s Best Sleepover

This week saw a momentous milestone in the Whittle household – Flea’s first sleepover. It didn’t start well, because one of us had completely forgotten there was a sleepover. I think you know it wasn’t the five-year-old. No worries, we managed to get everyone safely out of the school's late… View Post