• My pregnancy must-haves (and what you don’t need to buy)

    One thing I have found since being pregnant is that it makes you a real …

  • Pregnancy in the time of Coronavirus

    Emotions arrive in different shapes and sizes.  In years past, I have experienced grief that …

  • Resources for calm, growth and self-reflection during isolation

    Right now, the current situation looks different for many people, with some people completely self-isolating (…

  • What makes a good life?

    One of the podcasts I particularly enjoy is The Good Life Unravelled by Elizabeth Dhokia.  …

  • Wonky stitches, nice smells and snail mail
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    Wonky stitches, nice smells and snail mail

    Thank you for all of your lovely comments about Hooty (and Bitey) from my last post.  Although I love sewing and making things they are not things that I am naturally good at and it is a challenge for me…

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    Hooty and bitey
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    Hooty and bitey

    I have had a lovely weekend this weekend, full, predominantly of eating due to two three course dinners – one a Christmas party and the other a hen do, and topped off with a roast dinner today! Yes I am…

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    Just another snow post
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    Just another snow post

    After lots of envy from myself aimed towards others on the Twitter and blogosphere posted their photos of icy weather, Southampton has finally had its own dusting of snow.  To paraphrase, armageddon has finally arrived here; photos of crashed vehicles…

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    Ten of my favourite things
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    Ten of my favourite things

    I have seen a few of my fave bloggers do a list of their favourite things, and was also tagged to do one by Sweet T’s Sweet Things so I thought, before that bandwagon rolls out of town I would jump…

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    Christmas market, ouchie head
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    Christmas market, ouchie head

    Today I have been looking forward to a trip to Southampton’s Christmas Market, which opened when the lights were switched on a couple of days ago.  Every year since it’s been coming to town it’s been customary in my group…

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