Dance Gear competition to celebrate their 40th birthday

Collaborative post It’s always great to team up with local businesses, which was why I’m delighted to be a 2019 ambassador for Birmingham based dance clothing supplier Dance Gear. This year, they’re celebrating 40 years in business by launching a competition for budding ballerinas. Dance schools across the country could be in the running to win a collection of dance wear worth over £500. About Dance Gear In 1978, Dance Gear was founded in Bearwood, Birmingham. The dance shop run by dancers, for dancers. They make clothes, accessories and shoes for pupils, parents and schools. Stocking over 4000 product lines,…

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Our Thursday Photo #74

Sadly Libby, Lia and I are still limping along as a threesome this week, with their dad still not home from hospital after his accident. It’s pretty difficult being the only functioning adult in the household, especially as a freelancer as I have no capacity to stop working. It has made me more picky about the work I’m taking on though, even down to basics like replying to emails. I have always made sure that I reply to people emailing me about work, even if just out of courtesy. This past week, I’ve only been replying if I’m interested in…

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The drama queen

A few months ago, a friend of mine suggested a trip to the theatre. No, not a nice, peaceful, cultured evening out without the children. A trip to the theatre to watch amateur dramatics aimed at children, with our respective toddlers in tow.  Hellish, you might think. But surprisingly, Libby absolutely loved it. The only problem we had was a complete meltdown when the play finished (Libby, not me. I thought it was crap). So we’ve been going every month since then, and the novelty hasn’t worn off. Libby has always been shy, really shy. Whilst other children run around causing…

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