I love this week’s theme. It seems perfectly fitting after a weekend that we have devoted to family, celebrating LBG’s birthday on Saturday with a fairly epic party, and then reveling in the awesomeness of the man we call Daddy on Father’s Day.
Joining in with this week’s Gallery at Sticky Fingers
We’re enjoying a week of mixed weather in Suffolk. That hasn’t stopped my Little Misses feeding lambs, feeding horses, feeding ducks (you get the idea) and generally relishing the sense of freedom they get by being at Potash Barns. The weekend was dominated by a bright dry day for an Easter Egg hunt: we are [...]
I’m a relative newcomer to Radio 4, and one of the programmes I wish I had discovered years ago is Desert Island Discs. It’s a veritable institution that has been running since 1941. The premise of the show is that the Castaway chooses eight tracks that they simply couldn’t be without, weaving stories of their [...]
How close is close? It’s sleeping with a spine pressed against yours. It’s someone else filling your bladder, dictating what you eat, deciding when you should sleep. Carrying a baby will redefine how close you are to another person; not only because of the daily experience of bonding you have with your unborn child, but [...]
A few weeks ago The Dimpled Assassin turned two. I don’t mind telling you that there were points when I didn’t think she was going to make it that long: she’s a little kamikaze round the edges. But make it she did and to mark the occasion I threw an all-singing all-dancing Rainbow-themed party I’ve been meaning [...]
When I first saw this week’s Gallery theme I was a little bit excited. As someone who is just learning how to get better photographs, light did not immediately call to mind the ISO setting or AV mode or the best-light-being-in-the-early-morning-or-late-afternoon or any of that technical stuff. I thought feathers.
Except, despite several trips to [...]