Can someone send a grown-up in to help us now? Many thanks

It’s August (observation skills 10/10) and since the last time I blogged I have: Bought a house Moved into said house Been on holiday with friends, to amazing Morzine Turned 28 (again) Found a new nursery for Zee to start in September Masterminded a hen-do Finished writing a second children’s book Been on holiday with […]

Reasons to be cheerful

Over the past couple of months I’ve noticed a certain hash tag cropping up on Facebook and Twitter, a little something called #100happydays. Friends started posting about beaches or chocolate or flowers alongside this tag, and I idly wondered what it’s all about (though it’s pretty darn obvious) but I kept forgetting to look into […]

Entertaining a baby in the capital? London, we don’t have a problem . . .

I have been trying to write this post for weeks but returning to the land of books, a certain little man turning one and a jaunty trip to Brighton last week somewhat scuppered me. During my maternity leave, Zee and I ventured far and wide in this great capital of ours, and so, because my […]

The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

‘In the starry dark, Pipin finally reached his hedge. He sniffed the cold, sweet air and smiled. Then he snuggled down in his soft, mossy bed. “This is the life for me,” he said.’ I appear to be living in an alternate version of Aesop’s tale, The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse. In this […]