Category Archives: Life on the journey

The more blog part of this site, thoughts, ramblings, ideas, links, things I like, odes to sunsets and tea can be found within these walls.

“Some other day when my morning comes, I’ll be the one that’s waited all night…”

A hot and sticky night. In the room next to me son1 is tossing and turning listening to CBeebies Radio. Son2 has oddly found sleep easily tonight and is snoring hard. I am pottering around the house slowly putting to … Continue reading

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Parenting thoughts…

This weekend I was asked to share some top tips on parenting, gathered from my years as a parent so far. To be honest I felt like a bit of a fraud, this world still feels very new and I … Continue reading

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Friday round up

Here we are, back to the routine of end of the week blogging. Phew. We have spent the last week enjoying London with the American family of husbandface. It has been a wonderful break from the norms of life, from … Continue reading

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Dear friend, so you’re about to become a Mum…

Dear lovely one.  Wow. You are about to become a Mum. That reality you’ve ached for over so many years. A Mum. Responsible for a tiny life, her hand in yours.  I wish I could prepare you for what is … Continue reading

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News and a New Blog

Music playing: The Be Good Tanya’s- The Collection. Drink of choice: Caffeinated tea. Background ambience: Sunny sunshine, breeze blowing through the window. I feel like it should be time for one of those update posts that this blog seems to … Continue reading

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Taking up the writing challenge

This morning I read a tweet that spoke straight to my soul. Simple helpful advice on writing. It said this: “I’m going on the record as still believing in blogging, if for no other reason than improving your writing. Forget … Continue reading

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What I’ve been reading, a bumper March-April edition.

The last two months have run away in a haze of illness, coughing, holidays and more. Books were harder to pick up as life got more intense but I have read some stuff and here it is from the last … Continue reading

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