A Life in the Making

family

  • That Time Darth Vader and Neil Armstrong Took A Walk

    Some days, it is nothing but an honour and a pleasure to be mama to these children. 
  • Artists Shouldn't Procreate

        Lying in bed yesterday morning, as Georgia sang "Baa Baa Black Sheep" and yelled "Wook at Meeeee!!!!!" whenever we turned away, and Theo ran around with a bucket on his head, while Ellis told me he was "Never ever going to school ever ever again", Kevin and I agreed that artists should pro...
  • You're Cute

    "Georgia, you're cute." "I no cute, I Georgia."
  • When I started blogging in 2007, it was simply a way to keep my faraway friends and family updated on what was happening in our lives as we expected our first child. Five and a half years on, it is so much more. Blogging is full of friends and inspiration and opportunities and community. I love ...
  • Without Him

    We pass like ships in the night, Kevin and I. One of us looks after the kids, the other one works.  I have found this transition easy, moving from stay-at-home mothering, to co-parenting.  It has been harder for Kev.  The way your mind has to split in 100 different ways to entertain children, en...
  • Yarn Parade

      Just some of the yarns coming into the house at the minute.  -- The top one is a custom dye of Flump Aran from Sarah at Babylonglegs that begged and pleaded with me to make it into something beautiful.  I told it that I had no time for other projects that I needed to work on Work.  But it loo...
  • Family Photos (Of Sorts)

      The eternal quest for family photos.  My remote went for a wander a few months ago, so we have been left at the (rather annoying)mercy of the self timer.  The timer itself is not annoying, its the little people who vye to take turns pressing the shutter and then re-focusing, resetting and re-co...
  •     Every week, I come to Wednesday and I hit a wall - of tiredness, of boredom, of irritability. I usually lay on the sofa moaning and swearing and not talking to anyone in particular, but as Kevin was working from home yesterday, he reminded me that there is a simple cure for my problem...