To Blog Or Not To Blog?

Is this an existential crisis? I’ve never really understood what that meant before but I think my blog might be experiencing it – it certainly doesn’t know who it is anymore and is asking the ‘big’ questions. Why am I here? Am I happy? Why do they call small bars of chocolate “fun size” when … Continue reading To Blog Or Not To Blog?

Freya, Freya, Quite Contrary (Why Didn’t I Name Her Mary?).

At three years and nearly eight months old Freya definitely seems to have climbed aboard the rollercoaster taking her from being a toddler to a child – and what a wild ride it is. Sometimes she seems so grown-up, especially when she’s in her school uniform, racing into nursery without a backward glance. I always … Continue reading Freya, Freya, Quite Contrary (Why Didn’t I Name Her Mary?).

Life with a two-year-old (it’s a bit surreal).

"Oh, hello Michael," Freya said conversationally to a man in the entrance of M&S food hall. A man clearly not called Michael. He looked bemused. I smiled, a little apologetically, and gave a shrug that was meant to convey: "No idea what she's on about. Kids, eh!" Mark turned to me with a frown and said: … Continue reading Life with a two-year-old (it’s a bit surreal).