Back to school (sniff)

My lovelies went back to school this morning. Yes, it’s still August. Yes, that is really, really early. But that’s how things are. With a…

The big reveal: hallway heaven (ish)

Last month you saw the utter hell that was our hallway. I hope it made you feel good. I hope it showed you there is…

How to stop procrastinating and get on …

Procrastination is the enemy of happiness. Like an evil Henry hoover it sucks away at your time and gets itself jammed around every doorway in…

Under the green fig tree. So what’…

So you’ve seen the name of my blog. Under the green fig tree. Sounds cool, huh? And it allows me to feature that sumptuous fig graphic…

4 undeniable truths about long car journeys with …

586 miles in a Nissan Almera. That’s the long, long round trip recently achieved by me, husband and two young kids. Note the use of…