• toys with pennies on a table

    Money Talks – During Covid-19

    I write blogs about money called ‘Money Talks’ because in the creative sector we are not always brilliant at charging our worth or looking after money… There’s another one here… I’m not going to talk here about mortgage holidays, ACE…

  • wildflowers

    We made friends with these times…

    When I feel all the emotions I write things… I wrote this today and posted it for you whenever your find it and wherever you are.  It’s written to capture hope and as a cathartic exercise for me too.  We made…

  • L at home in his favourite environment

    E is for ….

    I wasn’t EXPECTING this! Everything’s changed Elephant Juice… (this mimed across a room looks like ‘I love you’) Ear defenders Everyone’s scared Eeeee he can read!!!! This is the fifth in a series of 26 blogs about our son and…

  • D is for…

    (Completely) Devoted… Disgruntled (mildly, sometimes…) Dyslexia What a Diamond Dyscalculia (I had to google that) “I DON’T WANT TO!” Two Dogs (Paddy and Piper – the guide-dogs L reads to at school on Wednesdays) One date This is the forth…

  • abacus

    C is for…

    Calm… …Chaos Cuisenaire rods Creative maths for five year olds Coaching… Conversations (lots of them) Cuddles Club together… (with other parents/ partners who understand) Creatively Conscious – trying my best. This is the third in a series of 26 blogs…

  • boy and dad on the beach at sunset

    B is for …

    Just Be… …Brilliant ….Broken Bonkers… …Brutal Put it in the bin… This is the second in a series of 26 blogs about our son and how he is navigating the world on a SEN plan.  He’s 5.  The first one…

  • A is for…

    …the start. …an alphabet of 26 letters to learn. An assessment. Apple. A superhero. AMAZING teachers. A… is also for autism. This is the first in a series of 26 blog posts exploring the ‘tags’, language and names we use…