News — weekend
#tbt One from the Archive: Happy New Year!! 🥳
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(First published on The Contented Calf Website on Wednesday 30th March 2011.) I always feel like March is actually the real start of a new year, not January. So, Happy New Year to you all !! In January I still feel in the depths of cold, dark (and in recent years, snowy) winter and all I feel like doing is hibernating. I exist in a fog of tiredness and early nights. But by March the days are getting longer every day, even before the change to BST, and the increased light seems to give me increased energy and enthusiasm for...
#tbt One from the Archive: Home Alone
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(First published on The Contented Calf website on Monday 6th June 2011.) It was with an immense sense of trepidation that I approached this weekend just gone. With Hubby working away during the weeks, I’m a pseudo single mum on weekdays and used to it, but it does means BF and I relish the weekends even more, when there’s the three of us. This weekend Hubby was away on a stag do, going straight there and straight back, so we wouldn’t see him for two whole weeks. As I work Monday to Wednesday, it was the four day stretch from Thursday...