The contrary nature of children

Whirling Dervish cracks me up.

We picked her up at 7am yesterday as her Mum went off to hospital.

She spent, I do not exaggerate, every five minutes all day asking if we’d heard from Mummy yet with news. Continue reading

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Joy to my world

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I didn’t participate in #TheList linky* (wonderfully hosted by Mums’ Days and You Baby Me Mummy) last week as I have spent all week composing to this one, my most involved blog post yet, but certainly no chore.

*I have just taught myself to underline in html, hurrah, apologies in advance for its over-use.

At the risk of repeating myself and drawing even more attention (no such thing as too much) to MY BIRTHDAY (yesterday, since you ask, but I’m dragging it out for as long as possible), here are the things that have brought me joy each day in the last week of my thirties. Continue reading

Reviewing my 30s

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I turn no-longer-in-my-thirties next week and, unlike no-longer-in-my-twenties, I’m not freaking out (too much). It helps that my birthday has, so far, lasted about five months with some amazing experiences that friends, family and my Husband have given me as presents (Elbow in concert, spa weekend, Halloween horror weekend in London, West End show) over that time.

It seems time for a bit of list-based whirlwind retrospection to link up with #TheList hosted by Mums’ Days and You Baby Me Mummy.

What has being going on in the last decade?

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Unexpected life of having never been expecting.

This is my first linky and I’m joining ‘The List’ hosted by Mums’ Days and  You Baby Me Mummy

I LOVE lists and I always make sure to write down at least one thing that I’ve already done so I can cross it off straight away and feel very smug, but this isn’t that kind of list, so here goes.

Here I am, ‘officially’ a we-don’t-use-the-s-word person for almost 18 months and having lived with now Husband for only a little longer.

What has taken me by surprise sharing my life with Husband and his Whirling Dervish?

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