Each day special

A song that the twins have taught me from pre-school. One to remind me to take each day as it comes…

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday,

Friday, Saturday and Sunday too.

One, two, three, four,

Five, six, seven days.

Each day special and every . . . → Read More: Each day special

Twin peaks {16}

After over a year a small break I’ve decided to bring back Twin Peaks. I’ll just use it to record snippets from our week – something Ez and Fonz have done together or something funny they’ve said.


The twins are sat talking to another little boy their age who we’re on holiday with. I think . . . → Read More: Twin peaks {16}


‘A portrait of my children, once a week, every week in 2013′

Inspired by the 52 Project at Che and Fidel

 Fonz: Takes being a statue quite seriously, makes up songs continuously, takes his new toy Abney with him everywhere
Ez: A giggling statue, obsessed with tap dancing (for no discernible reason), thinks her brother . . . → Read More: 38/52

The pressure of child-free time

My epic three-month Christmas work project came to an end on Friday and I’ve scheduled in a week off before I hurl myself into the next one. The twins will still do their pre-school hours, so I have two school days and two half days to myself. In my house. With no kids around. I’m trying . . . → Read More: The pressure of child-free time

Five pledges for autumn

Every so often I find myself making little promises about things I’m going to do more of, or ways that I’ll do things differently. The likelihood of these good intentions lasting longer than the time it takes a child to scuff their brand new school shoes is probably slim but if I write them down, at . . . → Read More: Five pledges for autumn