Genderless parenting… or just parenting?

Apparently, genderless parenting is a thing now. You read about it everywhere, it's mentioned in the news and people pride themselves in not conforming to gender stereotypes with their own children. It made me think back to how I was parented, and how I parent both of my children now. Back in 1980s Eastern Germany, … Continue reading Genderless parenting… or just parenting?


Card Making for Every Occasion

Last Christmas my only wish list item was a die cutter, to make all the intricate cards I've been yearning to try my hands out on in months beforehand. It's now a much-loved item in my card-making tool collection and I frequently add to it by buying a few more - reasonably generic, but nonetheless … Continue reading Card Making for Every Occasion

False Rabbit

For a late, tasty Easter treat that doesn't break the bank, try this meatloaf and veg combination that had even my husband having seconds of the broccoli: Ingredients (serves 4-6): 500g mixed pork and beef mince 3 onions 1 large garlic clove, finely chopped 3 tbsp dried parsley 1tbsp coarse ground pepper 6 rashers streaky … Continue reading False Rabbit