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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

Happy New Year!

I would say that 13 days into 2014 still makes this year pretty new, right? Obviously, I totally meant to write this over a week ago, but there you go. Christmas really was lovely. We spent Christmas week at my mum’s in mid-Wales and with Freddie being an absolute star (napping for several hours most … Continue reading

Maternity leave

I’ve just entered the third week of my maternity leave and today marks the point when I’m full term (i.e., 37 weeks pregnant and the point at which the baby would not be considered premature whenever he decides to arrive). I’ve wanted to write about the whole finishing work/being on maternity leave thing and working … Continue reading

First day!

As you read this I will be on my way to my first day at my new job. Writing this on Sunday evening, I’m feeling a mixture of nerves and excitement. Tom has fixed my bike so that I can get from the train station to the office in time, I’ve chosen my outfit (going … 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

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