Novocastrian’s are my inspiration.

Last week, I put out a blog asking you for ideas that could help us write a motivational speech for Mick to use at a future event.  The timing of that blog titled 'Please help us to motivate the motivator' was quite ironic, because in the 24 hours … [Read more...]

Rebuilding Bridges (stolen from Kat Caravella!)

Today's blog took me no time at all. Literally........because I have stolen it from our good friend Kat Caravella who works for the magazine Four Four Two. Kat is the person who first suggested that we start up a blog. She is an experienced … [Read more...]

The perks of being Micky’s plus one!

Mick and I had been dating for a few weeks by time The Feast of Saint Valentines day landed upon us. That is the 'official' term for February 14th, the day of Lurrrrve!. Now, depending on the bloke that you have chosen, this display of romance can … [Read more...]

“Why do our friends always have to leave?”

I had heard the rumours that they were due to leave the football club, but if I had known that they had an unmissable 6 foot for sale sign planted outside of their beachside property, then I would definitely have chosen another route for the kids to … [Read more...]

Unlike Tuesday’s, Friday’s are great!

Today was off to a positive start. Kids made it to school on time, (one step up from yesterday!) They were fed, watered, homework completed, (all be it to a slightly lower standard than I had initially hoped), lunches packed, hair combed..and, all … [Read more...]

Bridgy’s Top tip #2 The art of time wasting!

This isn't classed as one of the fairest or most sportsmanlike parts of the game, but it's exists nonetheless at all levels of the sport. It can be a vital tactic, and can be the difference between your team winning or losing the game or even getting … [Read more...]

Why I chose the name Building Bridges Online.

Now, before you begin, as my school mates can testify, I was never known for having the worlds best spelling! I wrote this blog on my way to Hong Kong last week, it took about half the journey just to form the first sentence, so please bear with … [Read more...]

Sick of playing nursemaid already!

Well, I'm two days into playing 'Florence Nightingale' for my darling husband, and I can honestly say that, already,  my patience has pretty much dried up.  You may be surprised or indeed horrified by this statement, and call me a terrible wife you … [Read more...]