The Land of the Volcanoes

1st June 2017 9

It’s been a while since I blogged. I’ve written a 1000 in my head but for some reason, that doesn’t seem to count. As part of my rehabilitation I was taught to take a break […]

Letter to Squeak. Part 1…

21st March 2017 1

It often doesn’t seem fair to be the second child. With the first, everything is about them. Attention, decisions, time management, milestones and so forth. With the second, you just kind of have to fit […]

Bits, Bobs and Snot

19th February 2017 0

Snot. Gross: So far this year, we have had a precious 2-week period of no runny noses. It was bliss. I even washed the sofa covers etc and loved being able to pick up my […]

Big decisions, big consequences

26th January 2017 0

“He that has a choice has trouble” Dutch proverb. I have suffered a bit of radio silence recently. My head has been working overtime, but my typing has not been so prolific. The problem is, […]

2017 The Year of…a bit less cake?

3rd January 2017 1

So, it’s a new year. Again. Another year to talk about great ideas, dream a bit, and then get on with reality. Last year in March, I made a list of 10 things I wanted […]

An uncomfortable ride

2nd December 2016 0

This photo was taken on our street yesterday. I was torn between thinking “How do you not notice that your saddle is missing??? Ouch” and wondering if it was some sort of Dutch threat, the […]

Keeping healthy is hard work

1st December 2016 1

In January I wrote down 10 things that I want to achieve by the end of the year. One of these ambitions was to take my health more seriously. I have lived with MS for […]

The elusive ‘Me Time’

25th November 2016 6

A few months ago I felt a surge of desperation. I had been a full-time mum with no respite and not enough wine for 4.5 years. I felt like I just needed a break, and […]

A letter to Bubble. Part 1…

21st November 2016 3

You started school 3 weeks ago. It was a shock to our system and a reality check that we are heading into the next ‘phase’ of your life. When did you get so old? Who […]

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