March came and went ruthlessly. We shook off the jetlag and went back to school. We got back in the home renovations saddle, and spent much of the month with […]
The journey from boy to man is fraught with danger. First you have to eat, like, a LOT because you keep growing. Sometimes you come home from school taller then […]
Hey, who said you have to DRESS for adventure!? One from the archives. My Explorer baby, complete with camouflage wellies and safari hat, embarks upon a vital journey. He will […]
Finally, I impressed my children with fireworks.
February. Florida sunshine and Mardi Gras parades. Silly hats and flip flops. White knuckle rides and adrenaline highs. Getting wet. A lot. March? Jetlag, in the main.
It’s been two years to the day since I set out to bring a little nostalgia into the world. This Blog was intended to be more than just a record […]
This is Connor. This handsome little dude is the son of a friend of mine. Last year, at the age of 10, Connor was diagnosed in a rush of sudden […]
Loving being back for another year of family portraits. January is birthday time in our house. Poor planning on my part means that there are just four days (and seven […]
Ollie turned seven last week, and I thought I’d go for a ‘cheap as chips’ Retro approach to partying this year. His obsession is Lego, so what better way to […]
My dad is always giving me things. Boxes of junk, gadgets and family memorabilia. It goes without saying that the latter is always the most precious to me. He recently […]
Each year of our lives brings change, growth and wisdom. Whether you are 6 or 46, there is always time to learn something new. 2013 was no exception for my […]
This promises to be a BIG year for us in the sibling department, one way or another. We already have pretty much every permutation of ‘siblingness’ in the family that […]
December. A lot of PTA and a lot of Advocaat. Excitement level out of control in the kiddy department. Stress levels out of control in the Mummy department as GCSE […]
This is the Christmas tree which represents my childhood. It stands on Bournville Green in Birmingham, and has been there since 1948 when it was planted by Dame Elizabeth Cadbury […]
November. Dark, cold and a bit miserable. New thyroid medication (for life) another sports injury a spot of DIY a lot of PTA the completion of an adoption assessment and […]