Grief Is The Thing With Feathers – Max Porter This is a short but utterly immersive take on grief and all that goes with it. It’s odd, weird, and astonishingly clever in equal measure. Part prose, it’s unlike anything I’ve ever read before. The part where Dad meets his hero, Ted Hughes was so beautifully observed and I felt like I was standing right next to him, but that was a very small glimmer of […]
Back 2 Skool This week’s Sunday Best is all about the best back-packs to see us into Autumn with the kids returning to school….and obviously us adults always like a refresh too, so there are also some nifty ones here with laptop sections for that daily commute/trek to campus. In at number one for little girls is this amazing Cat-Mermaid (Purr Maids – see what they did there?) backpack from Paperchase. Paperchase has always pulled it […]
…Autumn’s fast approaching (and don’t even get me started on how many days there are til Christmas) and before you know it, we’ll all be in jacket and coat panic. I’ll be procrastinating as always and will undoubtedly miss out on any of the ones I’ve got my eye on (will continue to put it off in any case)…and I’ll yet again reach for my dog walking coat as the chill sets in first thing […]
Anyone who knows us as a family, will know we work hard, and encourage our children to do the same at school. The same as pretty much most families eh? Of course we want our kids to achieve, to do their best and find their path in life. After all, I want them to move out at some point, have their own lives, and enjoy whatever the hell it is they do end up doing […]
So, we made it. Years of wishing became a reality this Spring when we threw caution to the wind, and together with our 3 kids, ranging from 21 years old to 7, plus my Sydney based sister, we took a deep breath and headed to Japan. For just one week. To say that the trip was whistlestop is a huge understatement. But, it was also massive fun. Mack has already written her piece from the point […]
Tankerton Slopes, Whitstable. So this is exciting. My first post for The Procrastination Project…. We’ve been getting some stunning sunrises and sunsets in Whitstable this week. This capture doesn’t do it any justice at all. If you would like to get involved, write a piece, have a beautiful photograph published, then please come along. Leave a comment if you’d like to join in.