The School Days // Starting Year 1

So, we’ve been back to school for a couple of weeks now and so far Year 1 has been quite different for Ava. Not that she’ll tell me anything about her days, but from I what I can gather, and from what I’ve seen myself it has been pretty different. Last year in reception in the mornings we queued up…

A Review of The People at Number 9, by Felicity Everett

I was really looking forward to reading ‘The People at Number 9‘ – it sounded like a great psychological thriller, and I was expecting to not be able to put it down, and spend a couple of days reading late into the night until it was done. And yet, now I’ve finished it I’m not quite sure what to make…

I Want Me Back

I haven’t really been myself this year and I’m very aware of it. After losing my baby earlier in the year I got very low and I feel like I just kept spiralling further and further down. Things have just seemed to get harder and harder all year. I’ve been worried about my health and had check-ups that haven’t gone…

Selfies With the Stars, at Madame Tussauds London

A little while ago I was in London, and had a free day to myself, so I decided to use my Merlin Annual Pass to visit Madame Tussauds for the first time. I had been looking forward to going for a while and was excited to take a selfie with Kim Kardashian, as you do, but as I got nearer…

Fitness Update: Prosecco and Profiteroles Edition

Since I got pregnant a few months ago I have been really unhappy with my body, and have struggled a bit with my weight – moreso than I ever have before. It was like my body still thought I was pregnant, and expanded appropriately to hold a baby that was no longer there. It may sound a bit stupid or…