OK so, mild spoilers ahead. I’m not planning to reveal anything massive, but you know, if you’re one of those people who likes to know nothing about a book, and you’re planning to read The Other Child, by Lucy Atkin, then probably don’t read this. I finished this book in two days. It would definitely… Read More Book review – Lucy Atkins ‘The Other Child’
As per the title, I’ve been thinking (longingly) of all of the things I’m hoping to be able to do when my little bundle of joy arrives sometime in the next month (eeek!). Of course it goes without saying that meeting her, this little creature that has taken up residence inside me for the last… Read More Things I can’t wait to do
It’s 6:30am in October and it’s 13°C. What is going on in the world? I wouldn’t normally complain – I love the summer, and I like it when the seasons change gradually because it means I get to wear more transitional outfits – but when you’re 8 months pregnant and you’ve spent the last 6… Read More What to wear when you’re 8 months pregnant and there seems to be a heatwave
I’ve woken up this morning with an overwhelming urge to write. So here I sit, in my extra-large t-shirt and shorts which used to be loose but now resemble hotpants (I’m at that stage in my pregnancy where even my maternity clothes are too small, and it’s TOO HOT), having been up since 4am, and… Read More Thoughts on a Sunday morning
It’s that time again! I love reading back over Favourites blogs and remembering things I was so into… My favourite thing over the last week or so has been the weather and the half term holiday. As a teacher, I’ve been lucky enough that with holidays and bank holiday I’ve literally worked 19 days this… Read More May Favourites
Last Sunday I was privileged to hear a very special person, Arek Hersch, speaking about his life and his experiences as a Jewish boy during the second world war. A large part of my university degree was spent studying the Weimar Republic, WWII, the Holocaust and then the following occupation and separation of Germany, and I still… Read More On a serious note
I really like hearing about products people have tried out, but I particularly value the reviews where people have taken the time to use up the whole product, rather than just using it once. So, therefore, please enjoy my reviews of some of the products I’ve used up recently! 1. Advance Techniques Treatment mask I liked… Read More Empties… or… I get to use new stuff!