Grief

If someone could see deep inside you they would see the rawness, They would see that behind the momentary smile, a smile where you forget for a split second , that a part of you has dimmed. They might then truly realise, that even though you don’t want there to be a new you, that... Continue Reading →

Mondays meals #19 Sundried tomato,Chorizo and lemon crusted Hake with roasted baby potatoes

Ingredients Hake fillets - Chorizo sausage (half) Sun dried tomatoes -eight Wholemeal bread -I used the  two ends of a Brennans be good sliced pan Two Lemons -zest of half Paprika Garlic granules Baby potatoes Asparagus Green beans   Method Parboil your baby potatoes and then pop into a pre-heated oven( 180 degrees if using... Continue Reading →

Parental leave reflections

It's been a Summer of very little time watching, of later mornings, of wearing pyjamas a-past 8am, of the luxury of snuggle times in the mornings. Downtime has been a treat that we have fully overindulged in. We took complete advantage of not having to partake in the morning rush. No dragging ourselves out of... Continue Reading →

First day of school wishes

Day one in the next chapter of their life story has come to an end. Eyes are being rubbed with knuckles and soft yawns escape their lips, as the enormity of the first day of school leaves its mark on my two beautiful children. They someone seemed taller today, as if they grew a foot... Continue Reading →

And then they were five

This week my twins turned five. To them they were now a small five ,this is reference to their friends at Montessori preschool who are bigger fives and utterly cute how they explain the complexities in how you become a big five, as far as I can tell it has something to do with your... Continue Reading →

Holidaying with children

It took us to nearly the eve of our twin's fifth birthday but we finally did what we(I) have dreamed of since they were born. In the many discussions on this topic we have never had so many pro and cons , one minute thinking sure you can bring your routine anywhere, to the panic... Continue Reading →

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