All I want for Christmas…..is the Argos catalogue

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I went to Sainsbury’s today and it’s full of Christmas stuff. Now, I love Christmas as much as the next person (to be fair, I probably love it more), but it’s only just October and all this festive craziness sends me into my annual oh-my-God-what-if-I-don’t-sort-presents-and-cards-in-time panic.

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Zoos, trikes and Nato – our week of family fun

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It’s a common problem, and I’m sure we’ve all been there – the husband has a week off so you plan a load of days out in the local area only for 60 world leaders to descend on your doorstep. OK, not your actual doorstep – I can’t quite picture Obama hanging out in our porch. But you get the idea. Continue reading