Counting down to Christmas

A week or so to go: Christmas is coming, Christmas is coming, Christmas is coming... and I've done very little. Edinburgh is bloated with pre-Christmas activities. I think perhaps the intention is to distract us from the gloomy weather setting in – so the locals feel cold and are indoctrinated to think 'ah Christmas is… Continue reading Counting down to Christmas

Imaginary Mansion

Noun ˈ mansion noun; mansions plural noun   a large, impressive house.. synonyms: stately home , hall , manor , manor house , country house . antonyms: hovel . In May we welcomed baby Finn into our home. With our nuclear family up to four, and our post baby support team swelling the bodies in… Continue reading Imaginary Mansion

Any Day Adventure

A day can take you a lot of places, even when you don't really go anywhere at all. 

Domestic Bliss

If you ever find yourself getting tiered of that daily grind of chores – washing the dishes, taking out the trash, doing the laundry, cooking meals ect. I have a great cure. Just pack up your entire house, put most things into storage and put the things you cannot live without into suitcases. Fly around… Continue reading Domestic Bliss

A Tale of Two Apple Cakes

Rafa has recently become happy to be in his pram - two weeks ago when we went out with him in it he just wailed ‘I’M ABANDONED, I’M ABANDONED,I’M ABANDONED!!!’  - not relaxing. It is lovely to carry him in his sling, but my back appreciates the break - so on Saturday morning with the… Continue reading A Tale of Two Apple Cakes