stories

stories

I have a thing for stories. Books of course- my lifelong love of reading has been well documented here but I’m not just talking about the stories held between pages bound together. I love connecting with people, finding out what they’ve done and where...
reality and online illusions

reality and online illusions

I’ve been thinking about this online space of mine. What it is, what it has been and where it might be going. I first decided to start a blog when I was pregnant with Lila; my first baby, almost six years ago. Back then I don’t think...
nesting

nesting

I am a home-making enthusiast at the best of times- well, aside from heavy duty (that should truthfully say ‘any kind of”) cleaning and the relentless tidying up of the never-ending messes familiar to every weary parent. I love pottering around...
dear pearl

dear pearl

My Pearl Clementine. Just when I thought my heart was already full to the brim, I am blown away once more by the fierceness with which I fall head over heels all over again. Twelve days after you arrived in the world, and I can’t imagine our lives without you...
the happy mundane #1

the happy mundane #1

For some time now I’ve had all the best intentions of starting a gratitude journal and jotting down a few things to be thankful for on a regular basis. Aside from being a boost to overall wellbeing, I figure that embracing this mentality can only help keep my...