a family weekend

  • January 20, 2013 11:34 pm

A fresh dump of snow had us sticking close to home this weekend. We trudged across fields, spotting robins and blackbirds against the bright white backdrop, built snowmen, baked cakes, knitted for small people and drank a lot of hot chocolate. I also napped a fair bit, and Anthony spent all weekend dressed in snowboarding…

january days {before the snow}

  • January 15, 2013 9:55 am

happy monday

  • December 17, 2012 9:57 am

We spent the weekend mostly huddled up together and cherishing one another, grateful. We stepped outside briefly to one of our favourite hangouts, Ashridge Estate and the scrumdidlyumptious Brownlow Cafe. Ant and I took it in turns with the camera. We walked along an ancient path through the woods, where chestnut and beech trees arched…

something to smile about

  • October 25, 2012 5:45 pm

I’ve been having a very bumpy ride lately. I have deduced that chronic morning sickness must have an emotional impact after weeks and weeks of feeling barely able to move, let alone leave the house and have fun. So I confess that I have been feeling a little down in the dumps. It really got…

my family and other animals

  • October 23, 2012 5:01 pm

Autumn is clinging, sodden and grey, to our little part of the world lately. But there is always the fiery blaze of the trees as they burn upwards through the fog. They say that snow may be on it’s way this weekend, I really need to get myself a maternity coat to go over this…

the road ahead

  • October 9, 2012 5:04 pm

When I first started my adventures in blogging in 2009, I was heavily pregnant with my Violet and hoping to find a channel to communicate with and learn from other Mums, as well as a means of sharing our experiences with family and friends. In the space between now and then, both my blogging world…