If you’ve read some of my other blogposts you might already know that last year I had to have a few small leg procedures then eventually had to have major hip surgery, whilst this made a huge improvement to my life and my surgeon made sure to be careful where cuts etc were made it has obviously left scarring. I’ve been really self-conscious of the scars, as a young (ish!) lady I like to wear skirts and shorts especially when the weather is nice and I felt like I wouldn’t be able to. Once my scars had started to heal I decided I wanted to get a half leg sleeve which would cover it all up and made up my mind I wanted a few large pieces from various different artists to make up the sleeve. Read More
Every year in June Gildersome (a small village we used to live in) in Leeds turns into a Scarecrow Festival for a Sunday and it has become a bit of a family tradition that we go. People, shops, churches and other businesses all get involved in making and displaying scarecrows all around the village and all the surrounding places come along for the day. Each scarecrow Read More
Wow it’s July already! Hopefully the weather will actually catch up with us soon. I hope you’ve had a good month? And have got lots of lovely things planned for July? Read More
Every other year Ellie and I go to the Soccer Aid match at Old Trafford in Manchester, neither of us are huge football fans but it is a fun, family day out where we can sit and watch celebrities playing football as well as donate to a really worthy cause. The money Soccer Aid raises goes to Unicef and in its 1o years of running it has raised 17 million pounds! Read More
Have you ever thought about how much alcohol reduces your reactions? Especially how much it affects your reactions when driving? Although, like everyone, I obviously know not to drink and drive (and never have done) I didn’t know just how much alcohol affects reaction times and ability behind the wheel.