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Things, September

I haven’t been here for a while. Over a year in fact. Unsurprisingly, that year has coincided with having our second child, Lara, and all that having two children entails. I’m not making any promises about more regular blogging, but my head is teaming with ideas that I would love to get down. Maybe you … Continue reading


Memories from June. From 25 weeks at the beginning of the month … My gorgeous boy, just before getting his hair cut. He loves his sunglasses. My handsome boys, post haircut. … 27 weeks … Homemade ice-lollies (Smitten Kitchen recipe) … Nearly 28 weeks, going to the RSC … Exploring and adventuring at Compton Verney … Continue reading

War and Peace

Or, a little update. Summer is here and the beautiful weather is bringing back lots of hazy memories of the first few weeks of Freddie’s life. I think it will be a while before hot days don’t remind me of sitting on the sofa with a tiny, too hot newborn feeding feeding feeding and me … Continue reading

Just, you know, things

I’ve just decided that I’m going to write a post once a week for as long as I can keep it up. And so, even though I have Freddie on my knee right now, I thought I should get started right away. We’ll see how long this lasts, but I’m already looking forward to it … Continue reading

A good reason

I haven’t exactly been honest with you all over the past few weeks. Sure, things have been busy because of the move and the new job and everything associated with those huge life altering things (such as having no Internet connection), but there has been one other thing that has been keeping me away from … Continue reading

Life update

Hi lovely readers. It’s been pretty busy around here of late, in fact it’s fair to say that we have been doing All The Things. A quick summary of the craziness of the past few weeks chez nous: I started my new job, with longer hours and a much longer commute. We bought a house! … Continue reading


This is my last week in my current job. I’ve got Friday off and then I start my new, big, scary, important job on Monday. But right now I’m clearing out my desk and writing work instructions and seeing colleagues for the last time. It doesn’t feel like I’m leaving and I can’t quite focus … Continue reading

Simple things

After a weekend of illness, a frustrating morning at work and the realisation that buying a house has already cost us a LOT of money (I know, who would have thought it?), I’m feeling a little blue today. To perk myself up, here are a few things that have made me happy over the last … Continue reading

I am trying

I try really hard. Not all the time and not in everything, it has to be said, but, in general, I am a try-er. (Or, I am very trying – a joke that I have never heard before. I’m looking at you, DAD.) As a child I tried things and wanted to know about things, … Continue reading

It’s a bit quiet around here…

Hi all. Apologies for the quietness this week, it’s been a bit of a mad one… I went and got myself a new job, there are some more exciting things going on that I will hopefully be able to reveal (not pregnant, before you ask) next week and it turns out sorting the house out … Continue reading