A Chaotic Christening

This weekend we had our little crocodile christened at our local church during family service. To start with, you should know, I’m not religious. I’m agnostic at best. I like the idea of there being a higher power even if I don’t necessarily believe in one. I believe in fate, …

QLF In America: A Holiday Recap

If you follow my instagram you’ll have noticed we were in America last week. For ten days. We took our son and our fourteen year old nephew Taylor to celebrate Snappy’s birthday and visit his American family. My in-laws hadn’t seen him since he was born and the rest of …

Bits And Pieces Of The Past

Between facebook reminding you of something you posted years ago every day and the fact that internet never forgets anything (wayback machine anyone?) every so often I get a reminder of my gramps. Not that he was big on facebook or anything – that would be impressive, but because I …

Poem: Blank Look

Blank looks are reminders that you’ve forgotten again. Start again. We drank tea late at night telling me stories that you’ve forgotten now. I remember. Mum died of cancer. Dad was a postman. You are a forgotten hero but only forgotten by yourself. Start again. They didn’t understand, we did. …