I know, I know. Everybody is still talking about the Olympics, but they were pretty darned awesome. I’m totally coming down off my Olympic and Paralympic high. I saw the Opening Ceremony (rehearsal), two events plus one day at the Olympic Park, and the athletics at the Paralympics. It’s been the most exciting summer [...]
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So how was it for you you? Summer? Long, hot and sizzling? Or was it over in a flash? Did you keep up with your blog, or take a well earned holiday from blogging? I didn’t, I meant to, but it didn’t happen. Did you manage catch some memories on video? My husband kept [...]
I never like to start on a serious note, but this absolutely deserves it. Since my last health round-up, I’m sure you will all be aware that Kerry (AKA Multiple Mummy) has been taken very seriously ill. I think it’s fair to say that the news sent shockwaves through the parent blogging community because of [...]
Does anyone else have a post-Olympic hangover today? 16 days of brilliant sporting prowess, gold medals, celebrations and brilliant weather for it all! London did the World proud, I say! It’s hard to let it all go, though. We’ve all been revelling, cheering, singing along to “God Save the Queen” and ignoring Cbeebies. We thought [...]
The BritMums round-up editors have been encouraged to get creative with their posts this month. I have taken that advice to heart *ahem* and done the politics round-up in the style of an acrostic poem. I hope you enjoy it. P is for Prime Minister: Here is a letter to David Cameron, from Mutterings of [...]
Yay, it’s Saturday again and aren’t we doing well in the ‘Lympics? Last time I looked we were 4th in the medal parade and going great guns. Well done Team GB. I did my own bit of Olympic support this week when I spent an evening at the P&G Global Family Home based at the [...]
She’s back with another gold medal post that we can all enjoy and take advantage of over the next couple of months, the Lunch Box Lady aka Caroline Job brings us her second great picnic post for all BritMums. Go find that rug and take the kids out for a picnic Any budding Olympians in [...]
Well, here we are all glued to the television watching amazing athletes who are working their little hearts out to attempt to bring home the gold. Or silver. Or bronze. Isn’t it amazing to finally see all of the work of the last 7 years culminate in what 27 million of us witnessed on Friday [...]
The Olympics countdown is well and truly on – only 8 days to go! Are you looking forward to it? Are you hoping team GB will walk away with a treasure chest full of gold medals? If I’m honest, I’m hoping for an uneventful games. Don’t get me wrong, I’m backing our Olympians all the [...]
When it comes to film, the scrappy British female underdog has legs these days: Andrea Arnold’s protaganists in Fishbowl and Red Road, the budding footballers in Bend It Like Beckham (now well-known stars), and now Fast Girls takes the baton with a story of athletes trying to win at the fictional London 2011 Championships. The [...]
If you were frustrated at not snagging tickets to the Olympic or Paralympic event of your choice, imagine how the athletes have felt. For British athletes, the issue of how to secure seats for their parents, spouse or children is an added stress amid the intense training leading up to next summer. Now P&G, an [...]
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