Monthly Archives: October 2011

The clocks go back

The clocks went back across the UK last night and here in Scotland we are about to experience the flipside to those wonderful long summer days. This far north our days will gradually shrink as we head towards Christmas, until at their shortest, we will only have light between 9:30am and 3pm. If we lived…

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What we’ve been up to…

Gosh, where has two weeks gone?! We’ve spent most of the last fortnight getting ready for Jim’s imminent departure to Afghanistan. This has meant furthering my quest to find the answer to the great question How Do You Walk Two Dogs & A Baby? After lots of trial and error, there are many answers, not…

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Another quilt for Theo!

How many quilts is too many quilts when you are just seven weeks old?! Personally I think it must be a pretty high number, as there’s always somewhere to use them… One for under the play gym, one for over the back of the nursery chair (lovely to run your baby fingers over when you…

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A few good reads…

First of all, thank you for all the kind messages you sent after the last post they really meant a lot. I found out today about a friend-of-a-friend whose husband has just gone to Afghanistan and who is expecting her first baby in a few weeks, so that was a reality check! At least we…

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Artwork for the nursery

The last bit of the nursery was finally put in place today, and it’s got quite a story behind it… Many years ago I was sent home from primary school with a project to write a poem about a cat. Of course like most children with homework, I asked for adult help, and on this…

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