Do YOU have to reapply to the CSA?

From June 2014 all new applications for child maintenance are processed via the Child Maintenance Service. However, a representative of the CSA has confirmed to me today that ALL existing CSA cases are… Continue reading

Charities Wanted – for #CharityTuesday

An essential part of blogging, for me, is the ability to use it to help others. So, each Tuesday I will be sharing news of a charity that could do with some support.… Continue reading

The Three Wise Monkeys #100WCGU

The three wise monkeys they called themselves, So crafty, so cunning and full of stealth. Now that monkey three,  he’d said some stuff, And as for monkey two, he’d heard enough, Then little… Continue reading

Guess Who’s Back…

As the title suggests, after a brief (2 year) hiatus, I feel like returning to blogging – so, for now at least, I’m back!  

And it’s goodbye from me – a fond farewell?

As the title suggests, I have decided to hang up my blogging hat. I don’t want to rattle off a whole plethora of negative reasons why, even though there are some, instead I’d… Continue reading

Help Cinderella Go To The (Alexander’s) Ball – #charitytuesday

In September 2011 I ran a Charity Tuesday blog post to raise awareness of the Alexander’s Charity Ball, which raises money for FSID in memory of the founder’s young son, Alexander: I am… Continue reading

2.12.2012 #SilentSunday

The Reader #BookReview

The Reader by Bernhard Schlink The synopsis: For 15-year-old Michael Berg, a chance meeting with an older woman leads to far more than he ever imagined. The woman in question is Hanna, and before long… Continue reading

25.11.2012 #SilentSunday

Smamborghini anyone?

The Smart Car What we will be forced to drive quite soon.      Butlook at all of the ‘great newchoices’we will have evolving from ‘The SMARTCar’….    The Smorvette!      … Continue reading