I am sitting at my desk in my study. It's late afternoon. My soft, warm, oak desk faces the window and outside it is snowing. It has been snowing for days and the garden is a dream wrapped in a miracle wrapped in a fantasy wrapped in a Christmas card. The house is warm and... Continue Reading →
Recipe for Disaster Ingredients: 2 tbsps boredom 1 large cup time 1 cauldron (could use Mum's enormous saucepan) 1 magic wand (twig from garden will do) 4 cups mischief (concentrated) 2 tbsps sulking (left to marinate over night) 2 bats eyes 1 tube toothpaste 1 lizard's tail 6 rat's claws 8 toad toes Goo... Continue Reading →
Ooh, it's a special one, this. It sat unfinished for 12 years. I just finished it now. Enjoy! A Twist of Fate Part 1 A little girl called Emilayne Walked speedily down Furley Lane. She wore a scarf around her head, ‘Wrap up warm,’... Continue Reading →
It's like being "Tangoed" (right, UK followers??😂) except instead of being yelled at by a bald, orange maniac, I am being showered with love and appreciation by talented and lovely fellow bloggers. Now, it's no secret that my days are filled with concentrated, high doses of insanely cute, adorable, industrial grade toddler, and therefore my... Continue Reading →
I will just say two things. 1. This is long so if you're busy I'd pop in later 2. If you're hungry or craving something sweet , you definitely shouldn't read on. Enjoy! Little Penny Pendleton Little Penny Pendleton Was walking to the shops, Her mission... Continue Reading →
I am unbelievably excited to say that this was published today on the amazing Jessica Bakkers’ blog.
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Super Wife and Mummy! That’s right, this week’s member inducted into The Oucast’s Bloghouse is heroic, Maria Super Wife and Mummy of Life, Family, Good Food Blog.
The amazing (and delightful) Super Woman (as I like to dub her), was actually proclaimed the Super Wife and Mummy by herself because, well, no one else was going to!
As practically everyone says when referring to themselves here in the blogosphere, Maria has been writing forever, though tragically and to the detriment of the world at large, is currently unpublished.
When asked to contribute a bit about her origins for the Bloghouse, Maria chose to deliver an introspective third-person piece of serious reflection… or not…
“[Maria] recalls humble beginnings in the s****y city of Birmingham, UK- where, as a child, she was quiet, unassuming and largely disregarded by everyone as relatively…
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