• 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 …

  • Hellingly House

    Hellingly House

    One weekend last year two friends and I decided that we wanted to do something a little different and decided to (as you do) go and visit a derelict mental asylum in East Sussex.  I had heard of other people…

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    Pancake

    Pancake

    I have lived on my own for over three years now, and whilst I absolutely love having my own space to potter around in, and having my flat exactly how I want it, I got the idea early this year…

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    Night in

    Night in

    The weather has been horrendous in Southampton this week, and even as I write the wind and rain are lashing against the balcony doors and the Met Office have just issued severe weather warnings for areas in North West England…

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    Rain, rain go away

    Rain, rain go away

    Well, what a horrible Tuesday eh? Who else has been blown, blustered, rained on and generally inconvenienced by the weather today? Halfway through my walk to work I was presented with a mid-calf high puddle of water flooding the whole…

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    Zzzzz

    Zzzzz

    I have worked an ungodly amount of hours this week, including 27 in the last two days alone so I am full of the joy of it being Friday today, and very much looking forward to a restful weekend. Yesterday…

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