Brass Monkeys

5th January – absolutely brass monkeys out there this morning! As ever, no-one will wear a coat to school, despite it being -5C. Mad fools. In contrast, I am bundled up to the eyeballs in scarves, hats, gloves, coat, jumpers, wooly socks… I look like someone knitted the Michelin man… Time for a quick forayContinue reading “Brass Monkeys”

3rd January – normality?!

So, I got up at 6.30am. So did the kids. Astonishing, as our sleep patterns have been very out of kilter for the last two weeks. What will I do with these blissful few days before I go back to work too? It’s too frozen to garden, so I’m going to sort out my seeds.Continue reading “3rd January – normality?!”