Category: At home.

A Great White Silence

It’s been a while since I’ve written anything, and now my carefully planned schedule has gone completely out of the window, so you’ll have to bear with me until I get myself sorted out again! Anyway, last week, I went … Read More

Odd food favourites and a bit of nostalgia.

Recently, I’ve been a bit off my food. I know, it’s clearly a first world kind of problem and I am very grateful that I have a fully stocked fridge. It’s just that I’ve spent the past few days unable … Read More

Career Books for Girls…

I’ve been part of More Than a Mum’s (@More_Than_A) Twitter book club since it started and our online chats have been a really fun way to talk books with people. It’s been one of the highlights of my time on … Read More

3 Books

The wonderful Emily at A Mummy Too wrote a post recently about 3 Books – a favourite book from childhood, a favourite adulthood book and finally a favourite parenthood book. I thought it was such a great idea. Finding the … Read More

Almost Haute Couture…

Those of you who have been here before will remember that I promised myself a blogging schedule that included a ‘Margot Friday’ post, about the rather more glamorous of my interests. So, what I am I doing talking about sewing … Read More

Penguin: more thoughts on books.

I wrote on here recently about my love of books. Real books, rather than e-readers. As part of my on-going battle with the clutter in my house, many of my books have had to go off to charity. Some of … Read More

2011: A Personal Review

At the end of every year, I always get an unsettled, ‘must-do-something-but-not-quite-sure-what’ feeling. How much of this is caused by the sheer amount of food I usually consume at Christmas I don’t know, but my usual remedy is to review … Read More

Useful or Beautiful.

Operation: Bedroom Sanctuary is still on-going, and taking rather longer than I’d anticipated. In order to decide what to keep and what to throw away, I usually turn to the well known William Morris quote: ‘Have nothing in your house that … Read More

A Scanner’s Resolutions

I’ve written in the past about my Scanner Daybook, although I recently realised how little I’d been using it since starting this blog. It seems that recording life here is enough for me! For as long as I can remember, … Read More

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