watch-listen-read: three reasons to stay out of the snow this weekend

'You know', said Timothy this morning, as we were driving in a blizzard towards his cancelled half-marathon, 'I wouldn't mind living in a place where it snowed more'. 'You know', I said, 'I flipping would'. Now we're at the end of March, I am totally, unbelievably, inexpressibly done with snow. I do not want to … Continue reading watch-listen-read: three reasons to stay out of the snow this weekend

watch-listen-read: Friday (um, Saturday) treats for your eyes and ears

I wasn't going to do one of these this week, but I have things to recommend! They are brilliant! Come and see. watch: Creation It's almost impossible for us to realise, now, what an earth-shattering, morally tortuous moment it was when Charles Darwin published 'On the Origin of Species'. Everything by which society ran, its … Continue reading watch-listen-read: Friday (um, Saturday) treats for your eyes and ears

watch-listen-read: Friday treats for your eyes and ears

Good morning! Aren't things just better in sunshine? Even with a sick baby, which I can tell you is really no fun at all for anyone. At least Henry's temperature and grumpiness have meant lots of hours snuggling on the sofa ignoring the housework. Which means I am in a better position than usual this … Continue reading watch-listen-read: Friday treats for your eyes and ears

watch-listen-read: Friday treats for your eyes and ears

Tomorrow, when you read this, I'll be making bacon sandwiches in a tent overlooking Corfe Castle. It will almost certainly be raining, so we will not speak about the likely state of my hair, nor the number of bacon pieces Henry will have rubbed all over his face, nor indeed the tonnage of Cadbury's chocolate … Continue reading watch-listen-read: Friday treats for your eyes and ears