The Game’s Afoot

Sherlock Holmes (1954 TV series)
Sherlock Holmes (1954 TV series) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

In case it wasn’t immediately obvious, we’re kinda nerds in our house.  Dr Who and Sherlock are big, and not just on the TV either.  Godzilla has read all the Sherlock Holmes mysteries (several times over), and the episodes, story lines and actors are often topics of conversation.  I’m definitely not averse to discussing David Tennant and Benedict Cumberbatch over a glass of merlot, so it works out just fine for everyone.

 

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The Mystery Prize

The last few days have been hectic.  We’re fence-sitting with schools. Unhappy with the enormous changes at the current school, we’ve decided to keep our options open, which means applying to other schools.  The CEO loves the school we’re looking at.  I’m nervous.  It’s much more intense and I’ve got all kinds of concerns about the kind of pressure that’ll mean on Godzilla and the TeenWolf.

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Full time mothering and a small rant

Perks of Being a WallflowerSo, today in the newsfeed on one of the many social media sites I traverse was a meme that went something like “being a full time mother is the highest paid job in the world, because the payment is pure love”. It was posted for International Women’s Day (Saturday March 8th in case you’re wondering). The posted meme bugged me on a number of levels, but before I get into that, let me tell you a little about me.

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