A career highlight!
Work through the list. You owe it to yourself.
An unmissable movie!
A magical Sunday.
Welcome to the latest Wonderful Women with the award winning filmmaker, Debbie Shuter. Debbie has directed and produced numerous documentaries and feature films including 'Beigles Already' (her first film) - a short documentary for BBC1, 'Educating Haji' - BBC1, 'St Lukes' - Cutting Edge C4 and 'The Veteran' - a feature film starring Brian Cox and Toby Kebbell.
Although aged just 6 and 3 respectively, Oliver and Xander have got a trainer collection to rival Kanye-OK maybe not Kanye but Saint at least ;) That's how blogger kids roll these days huh!
We absolutely love films here, I'm a filmmaker and come from a family of cinephiles, and my kids not surprisingly love movies too, from live action to animation, across all genres and it really is such a joy reliving my youth through their film choices.
This weekend was gushingly one where I literally kept thinking, 'Wow I'm so happy, I'm so lucky'...stick with me...You see we are all so busy rushing around aren't we, running from here to there, working, hustling, multi-juggling that these last few days went by a bit slowly in comparison and allowed me to truly take stock.
Sorry for the Dad joke in the title, it was just too hard to resist a sheep-inspired pun! What a naughty little lamb I am (OK I'll stop now).
Huge fans of the first film, Dolphin Tale (the touching story of the bond between a boy and a dolphin Winter, whose tail was lost in a crab trap), we simply can't wait to watch Dolphin Tale 2 this half term.
I mentioned on Facebook recently how mesmerized my son, Oliver, aged 4 1/2 was by the movie of the moment, the modern ET, Earth to Echo. I've never seen a film, any film effect him as much as this one.
Head on over to BritMums and read my thoughts on the kid's films I watched this summer (when I wasn't sleeping in the cinema)...What?! Don't pretend you don't snooze watching the Smurfs too.
Life can become pretty stressful for parents so it's super important to try and carve out some 'you time' when you can (no, toilet time doesn't count). For me, even a few minutes a day solo, makes me a ...
It seems that as soon as kids start school or preschool in my case, another holiday crops up and I'm responsible for the entertainment. I'm not sure we can have another week sponsored by Cbeebies after doing nothing but watch the box and nurse colds over Christmas, so in spite of the weather I'm hoping to get the boys out and about!