The good old school disco, who didn’t love it? None of your prom nonsense in gorgeous dresses and coiffed hair, in the 90’s when I was a teen we wore Hypercolour t-shirts, shell suits, ruffle front white chiffon blouses or maybe if you had “one of those Mum’s” a neon pink Bridesmaids dress you wore … More The School Disco With A 90’s Lyrics Quiz
Being a teen is hard. Raising a teen is also hard. Getting, keeping and getting on with friends can also be hard. After attending a kids party recently I realised how hard it is to make friends when you’re an adult and everyone already has their groups and aren’t willing to let an outsider in. … More They’re Not Your Friend
I have only 1 sibling. Amongst other choice things he’s called Justin. He’s 11 months younger than me. We’ve always joked about my Mum being ‘at it’ in the taxi home from the hospital after having me because we were born so close together. We got on as kids. Most of the time. Other times … More Sibling Solidarity
This has to be one of my favourite review posts of all time! Opening the bags I’m transported back to my childhood – a time before I had a dodgy perm and braces. The days when your Mum said you could have a 10p mix up and you got Black Jacks and Fruit Salads. The … More Candyland Halloween Sweet Champions Review
Growing up for me was, I imagine like growing up for anyone who was a teen in the 90’s, I spent my evenings ‘down the leisure’ I ate bags of beef Space Raiders and chips in cones made to look like newspaper, played Street Fighter on the arcade machine and drank Lilt. Elbowed my mates when one or … More Nineties Nonsense
Funny how much stupid stuff was rumoured when we were kids and when you’re young you believe all sorts of nonsense. Every school/town/city has it’s own “urban myths” and ours was just the same. This post was inspired by Julian at Northern Dad Blog with his post about school in the 80’s it’s hilarious, have … More Crap we believed as kids!
Sat watching my kids playing I found myself feeling a little sad and missing the days when you could just play without giving a stuff and lose yourself in your own imagination. These are the things I miss about my childhood! Goonies never say die Pretending we were members of the Goonies and riding our … More Things I Miss About My Childhood
We all do stupid stuff when we’re young, I certainly did! So here’s a light hearted look at the warnings I’d give my kid self! 1. Make more effort at school, your crush on that fit lad in year 11 might seem like the most important thing but honestly get on with some bloody work … More Warnings I’d Give My Kid Self!