The Land Rover Owners Wife


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Big sisters have their uses

I love this picture: EMB helps Little Mudlet down a steep bit of bank

I love this picture: EMB helps Little Mudlet down a steep bit of bank

One of the benefits of having a daughter in her mid twenties, is that when she and her boyfriend come to visit 5 weeks into the summer holidays and suggest taking her younger sisters on a walk for an hour or two, I can happily agree to this plan, knowing that they’ll keep them safe……. and that is how I found myself enjoying two and a half blissfully peaceful hours, defunct of squabbling children, one day this week. Continue reading


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Bedtime reading

Mud often reminisces about things that he has done or experienced as a child, bemoaning the modern world of computer games and television which appear to be the central influences of most children.

Books are in plentiful supply in our house with each one of us possessing a substantial collection. A large part of the enjoyment of books is touching them, the feel of the pages and, certainly in the case of the Mudlets books, the glorious illustrations. For this reason alone electronic books will never cross our threshold – they simply can’t compete. Continue reading