― I've yet to decide whether it's motherhood or simply getting older that has turned me into a bit of a nerd. ∙ When it comes to certain items in my life, I have noticed that I have grown to love things I previously wouldn't have batted an eyelid. ∙ Take the humble flask for instance. This is something I obviously knew existed but it never really had any purpose in my life. Nowadays I can't quite fathom how I ever survived before I owned one. My poor daughters had to suffer luke [...].