Hello, poor neglected blog! I've thought of you a lot over these past few months and yet never found the time / energy to pop in and say hi... Late pregnancy this time round has been a total crusher of energy. Partly, I suppose, because I'm older, partly because I have two other little people … Continue reading Autumn days at Sissinghurst
A few Fridays ago, I had the most blissfully relaxing day I have had for some time. Possibly for three years, in fact. The thing about living with small kids, I find, is that no matter how many wonderful, cute, endearing individual moments there are, day-to-day life can feel a lot like a repetitive slog. … Continue reading Notes from a summer: Regent’s Park sunshine
Over the half term week we had a holiday – of sorts – down in Somerset. I say "of sorts" as the kids were both a little bit grouchy and clingy for much of the week and I returned home feeling somewhat exhausted. We were staying in a wonderful, atmospheric holiday cottage with a huge, … Continue reading Cotswold Wildlife Park: where garden design meets rhinos
June eh? I've got to confess, I've had the heating on these past two evenings. And looking out of the window, I can see that one of my tomato plants has been blown over in the winds. Sigh. Good old English summers... Moaning aside, I dashed out of the back door the other evening, and … Continue reading You call this June?