Over on Instagram last week, I displayed an image of a beautiful dress that I was sent from a lovely lady who hand-makes clothes using ethically produced and individually sourced materials. It made me realise how many small companies are out there, working morally and creating unique pieces that could literally wipe the floor with […]

    It dawned on me this morning that I haven’t written anything for a week so I apologise for that and for this somewhat vacuous article! I’m employing it entirely as a kind of “catch up.” I think the long weekend and Jude still doing part time school has taken over my life at […]

    So a friend of mine (thanks Leyla!) recently posted an image of some baking she had done at home and they looked soooo good that it inspired me to have a go. I say “baking” but thankfully for me (and my ability to burn myself by merely looking at an oven) these badboys […]

Behind the lens – guest post

I wrote a guest post for Maria at Suburban Mum recently as part of a series that focuses on one or two photos that mean a lot to you. I’m far from the best photographer but on occasion I capture a moment that is incredibly telling. I thought I’d share the post I wrote with […]

    I thought it would be funny to reflect on Jude as a little boy. I focus so heavily on situations we face in the present day and despite not believing we should look back for answers to current questions, it’s pretty cool to reflect on the little toddler who captured so many hearts.   […]

    This week I am feeling incredibly confident and proactive. I’m not the emotional wreck that seemed to take over my soul last week, no she is gone and in her place is someone determined to get what my family needs.   I have spoken to my SEN Officer’s manager who I really like. […]