Sometimes: grace

I have been learning about planning, and grace. For example, one little challenge I’ve given myself to try and get a grip on my eating habits is simply having a tub of my favourite ice cream (a ridiculously sweet, salty, chocolatey, amazing one that I have been eating far too much of recently) in the…

8 Months Along

I thought I’d be as big as a house right now. I’d be finding it hard to get up and down our twisted steep steps. I would be making excuses at work about why I was wearing tracksuit trousers and stretchy tops instead of smart jeans and a shirt.. not that I’d need excuses.

Surprise! Surprise!

Over the past few days I’ve been planning a small surprise which came off last night, with a little stress, a lot of food, and a huge amount of laughter and love. It was in honor or my husband: a week early birthday meal in his favourite pub with as many of his friends as…