My husband is not a fan of rabbits. Firstly because he is a farmer and secondly because they are wrecking our garden. Rabbits are the main reason he bought himself an air-rifle for his 40th birthday, although he is yet to actually shoot any. The Easter Bunny was not due at our house yesterday. Although … More The Easter Bunny is Dead; Long Live the Easter Bunny
So, it turns out there is a way to fill the time now Tom Hardy’s Taboo has finished. You can have a baby! Yes, really. Little Edie arrived a month ago, which is just as well because not only is Tom Hardy not around anymore, my boys haven’t said anything sexist for ages and this … More A Baby Girl: What We’ve Learnt
So y’know I did a blog about Valentine’s Day last week and why it was stupid? I might have got it wrong. A few days afterwards Raffy came home with a card from nursery, made from his hand-print. The women who look after him at nursery had read the blog, yet still they let him … More Valentine’s Day: A Retraction?
Get your Valentine’s Day inspiration, urges the email from the lingerie company. Last chance for our early love bird offer, says the one from Pizza Express. Please choose your child’s Valentine’s Day lunch options, asks the one from Bear’s school. And then there’s Boots on the telly, urging us to buy thoughtful Valentine’s Day gifts. They … More Die Valentine’s Day, Die!
Pigs feature quite a lot in the day to day life of our family. Here on the school farm we have nine Oxford Sandy and Blacks and two Vietnamese Pot Bellies. At the weekends Bear and Raff help their dad feed them, and last half-term we spent a memorable family morning searching for a runaway … More Daddy, did you jump on Mummy?
The news from America over the last week has not been great, and I’ve found it quite hard not to share the Donald Trump GIFs/videos/twitter posts doing the rounds. I try not to because while the most powerful man in the world is hell bent on destroying everything that is sensible, tolerant and kind, bitching … More Not Sweating The Big Stuff
As someone currently undergoing her third Christmas pregnancy, I thought it might be useful to share a few of the hard earned lessons I’ve learnt over the last few years. Happy Christmas! 1.Do not be pregnant at Christmas. It’s a really bad idea. The whole creating new life thing is all very magical, but at … More How to be pregnant at Christmas