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Mutterings of a Fool Man, Dad, Runner, Chief dog walker

English - Food, Parenting, Running
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Mutterings of a Fool · 3M ago

Breakfast with Father Christmas at Wyevale

I can remember the first time we visited Father Christmas with the children, it was Matilda’s 2nd Christmas and we thought it would be one of those perfect parenting moments. She’d be enchan...
Mutterings of a Fool · 3M ago

Three’s a crowd

I love having a big family, seeing the different personalities of them develop and watching them play and bond as siblings is wonderful. Clearly it’s also noisy, chaotic and exhausting at ti...
Mutterings of a Fool · 4M ago

Listography – 5 favourite posts

Back in the day when I was a ‘proper’ blogger actually writing regularly and joining in with the community one of my favourite blogging activities was taking part in the Listography. A simpl...
Mutterings of a Fool · 5M ago

The school travelator

It’s 11 weeks since I published a post here and coincidentally that was only the 11th post I’ve published in the whole year, in writing terms that’s fast approaching a drought, one that sure...
Mutterings of a Fool · 7M ago

Four go glamping

Like the best Enid Blyton novels I decided to take advantage of the lady manor working nights all last weekend and go on a little adventure with the children. We loaded up the car on Friday ...
Mutterings of a Fool · 8M ago

Nest learning thermostat review

Every new product released that is electric seems to also need to be smart and connected to the internet, but while I’m not entirely convinced why that applies to my washing machine or fridg...
Mutterings of a Fool · 8M ago

Grief and preschoolers

It’s now 16 months since the lady of the manor’s mum passed away, I’ve put off writing this post for quite a while, unsure exactly what I wanted to say and how I wanted to say it. But part o...
Mutterings of a Fool · 10M ago

The best things to do in Cornwall with children

Going to Cornwall on holiday is now firmly set in our annual family traditions as it was in my own childhood, it’s a place that feels like home whenever we visit, a place that can be horrend...
Mutterings of a Fool · 10M ago

Kid free time – everyone wins

There are certain numbers that every parent knows with a high degree of precision; the amount of hours they or their partner were in labour, the weight their child weighed at birth, when the...
Mutterings of a Fool · 11M ago

CarFest – the perfect family festival?

It was late on Saturday afternoon at CarFest South, we’d had a long but happy day wandering around the festival and were ready for dinner. We sat and ate pizza fresh from a wood fired oven w...