Month: April 2014

Help to Work. Really?

I’ve been out of a job for two months now, but haven’t been claiming any benefits in that time. I felt depressed enough about not having a means to provide for my family – being patronised and treated like someone trying to cheat the system was something I didn’t need. I’ve been working incredibly hard …

School daze

Us Brits are good at waiting for things – we endure apparently endless summers characterised by rain and disappointment in the vain hope that there will be a couple of weeks of sunshine at the end of it, we’re all patiently looking forward to the day that David Cameron and his equally clueless friends fuck …

A ferry nice way to travel!

As I mentioned in my last post, we’re off on our first holiday abroad as a family this summer. We’re going to France and I’m really looking forward to it. Well, I’m looking forward to the being there side of things anyway. The getting there bit is going to be stressful. If only I’d have …

Two!

Somehow or other, we have a two-year-old boy once again. I’m really not sure where the time has gone – or why the little man still isn’t sleeping through the night, for that matter – but we recently celebrated the two-year anniversary of Xander arriving in the world with such force that he saved me …