Expectations of Easter for the Parents of 2019

Easter as a child for me entailed fear and concern for Jesus, especially on Easter Saturday as I sat as a small child thinking about the dead, tortured man, who seemed only to be born a couple of months prior at Christmas, now laying cold in a dark cave waiting to rise from the dead.Continue reading “Expectations of Easter for the Parents of 2019”

Half a Year Blogging

I can hardly believe its been 6 months since I started my blog Cockney in the Countryside. To be honest this time last August I didn’t know too much about the blogging world and never did I imagine how much starting my blog would change my life. That sounds so dramatic a statement “blogging changedContinue reading “Half a Year Blogging”

The Reality of Half Term

As half term approached, the week before last I was feeling confident and organised about my week ahead at home with my children. As always I have learnt the key to a successful half term with my three young children is organisation, which doesn’t necessarily come easy to me and predominantly the main reason IContinue reading “The Reality of Half Term”

The Most Overrated Valentine’s Gestures

Whatever your relationship status may be, there is no avoiding the stifling volume of red hearts and loved – up caricatures glaring at us, creepily from shop and restaurant window displays as February 14th looms. Unlike a lot of people these days, I enjoy Valentines Day, not because I want my husband to spend moneyContinue reading “The Most Overrated Valentine’s Gestures”

Quarter Life Crisis

Over the past few years I have encountered many individuals suffering from the affliction diagnosed as “quarta discrimine” Latin for Quarter Life Crisis Syndrome. After extensive research, conducted through emotional phone calls, from mainly inebriated patients, expressing their rising concerns about their own quarter life crisis, here are my findings. Definition Quarter Life Crisis SyndromeContinue reading “Quarter Life Crisis”