Monthly Archives: October 2015

Welcome little girl!

On Wednesday lunchtime with exceptional timing and finesse, an 8lb 2oz little girl arrived to join our family. She made her appearance at a planned home birth, on a beautiful autumn day and her half-term birthday meant was able to spend her first afternoon surrounded by her extended family . We chose not to find…

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Autumn luncheon with Hector & The Fox

Sometimes you are lucky enough to get exactly what you need in life, when you need it. Sitting around waiting for a baby to arrive exactly what I needed on Monday was an afternoon of good company and wonderful food and thanks to my blogger friend Alys and the talented duo behind Hector & The…

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The last fruits of summer

We haven’t had much luck with growing fruit and veg in our own garden over the last few years. The local wildlife desimated the few small seedlings I planted in the spring and even our basil plant by the backdoor got nibbled, but my parents always have a good harvest on their plot (proper rabbit…

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Quilted giant floor cushions

The nice thing about this period of waiting near the end of my pregnancy is that as my diary is relatively empty, I have time to do less urgent things. These giant floor cushions are a classic example of a really enjoyable project which I would never have got round to normally and it was…

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I was wrong about boys haircuts…

I used to think that all boy’s haircuts should be short and neat, almost (dare I say it) military like in their tidiness. Then I met this boy, with his absolute and profound loathing of the hairdressers and his belief that if his hair is getting too long the obvious solution is to β€œCurl it…

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