There can’t be many books people will read happily nearly 30 years after they first read them, but the Swallows & Amazons series are still books I read at least once a year, even now. It took me a while to collect all 12 books, because most bookshops would only hold 3 or 4, and usually … More On Swallows & Amazons
Goodness, we’re ranking up the numbers. I was pleased when I hit double figures, now I’m pleased because I’m officially out the first trimester. Peanut is hopefully heading home safe and sound. Here are my Ups and Downs for the past couple of weeks: Downs: Spotting – I’m still getting a bit, and still getting … More Week 14 and Ups & Downs 3
Goodness, I owe you this post. I am so sorry. Hubs and I are on a mini-media break, so both our laptops are back in the study and the TV is only going on each Thursday and Friday night and for special occasions (mostly cricket by the sound of it). We’re also trying to avoid … More Another frabjous day
My husband brought me breakfast in bed this morning, unprompted and without having read my blog post from last night. I’d toddled up to bed about 9:30 finished reading The Picts and The Martyrs (not a very good synopsis but it will do, this is about the whole series, and not much better) and slept like a … More Counting little blessings
I’m doing a meme. PoMo Golightly (see blog roll on the right) is a lady I found through Project 333, which I started with great intentions in October. However, had to stop the project when I fell pregnant and couldn’t fit in some of the clothes I chose. It was a bit annoying to say … More Ten on Tuesday
Today we had our 12 week scan, one that we had both been looking forward to, but also stressing slightly over as this would be the first indication if everything was going well or not. Given the rocky start we’d already had right at the beginning, I cannot lie and pretend that last night I slept well, … More Look what we made!
…but I’ve been for a swim today. I probably should have asked you to sit down before you started reading. And what’s more, I loved it. I loved how my body remembers what to do, except I now struggle to breathe to my right, but I think that is more linked to my ongoing neck … More Don’t faint or anything…