Ben is raising money for Diabetes UK

At the start of the year, Grandad set Ben a challenge When Ben got his road bike for Christmas, Grandad set him the challenge of being able to cycle 20 miles by the end of the year.  Ben nailed that just over 4 months later by doing 21 miles round the Preston Guild Wheel in aid of Meningitis Now with his Dad in May. We set him a new challenge! So we upped the ante.  We set him the challenge of riding the “short” route of the Ride Yorkshire Sportive on 11th August.  I say “short” – this is a 40 mile bike ride which Ben will be completing less than two weeks after his 10th birthday. Ben has just two months to double the distance of his current longest ride which means getting up early doors every Saturday or Sunday morning and heading out with his Dad before there’s…

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Me & Mine – May 2019

Me & Mine – May 2019

I knew it had been a long time since I’d managed to do a Me & Mine post – but actually searching back through … View Post
Our Easter Holidays – A catch up!

Our Easter Holidays – A catch up!

So the Easter holidays well and truly took their toll on my work! Usually in the school holidays I try to book a day … View Post
Taking the first steps to get support for hair pulling

Taking the first steps to get support for hair pulling

Around three months ago I wrote about Amy’s compulsive habits and how she had started pulling her hair out again, causing significant thinning. … View Post
And then there were none

And then there were none

Today is the first day of a new academic year for my team and one which brings with it lots of change. My littlest … View Post
Summer 2018 – We survived!

Summer 2018 – We survived!

Six weeks of summer holidays + a cheeky extra week off in Tenerife – in some ways I can’t believe the summer holidays are over … View Post
Amy Watch – 2 years, 2 months

Amy Watch – 2 years, 2 months

Today Amy is two years and two months old, a whole 26 months on this earth and time for another Amy Watch Update.  (You can … View Post