• The first five months of parenthood

    Next week Alba will be five months’ old – a milestone that seems wonderful and surreal …

  • Mum Guilt and Mum Anxiety

    A few years ago I was on the beach in Fuerteventura, splashing around in the …

  • My Nursery Essentials

    Since Alba was born we’ve spent an inordinate amount of time researching baby and …

  • Framing memories

    Well – I can’t believe it’s been three months since my last post, except …

  • Hooty and bitey

    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

    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

    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

    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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    Before and after – coat and dove

    Before and after – coat and dove

    Had a slightly stressful few days at work but a really nice weekend preceding that with a bit of craftiness, a bit of friend time and a bit of family time.  My craftiness was quite minimal and involved taking buttons…

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