Spring Has Returned

Spring Has Returned Frozen eyes, harsh breaths all disintegrate under your spell. I have shivers and shakes still under my skin and I’ve been waiting four long months to have you warm me from the inside out. I’ve never known how to welcome to you properly, I’ve been a little …

Halfway to Baby

We’re roughly around the half way mark in the pregnancy. Most things are going well, the tests are all coming back okay, the scan was okay and we have another scan in April. The symptoms haven’t been atrocious, though I’m not sure my wife would agree with that assessment but …

I Fell Out Of My House

I am a little accident prone. Okay, so more recently this has become very accident prone. In the last three weeks I have fallen over after getting my laces trapped in the back door (stupid), cut my thumb while trying to slice open a pitta bread (a bit daft) and …

Missing The Midwives

We had our second midwife appointment last week but I didn’t get to go. Normally because these appointments are planned well in advance, I usually take the day off – either as holiday or rearranging the day I have off in the week (well, the day of I should have …

Worst Kept Secret Ever

So, the official announcement of  Snappy was a few weeks ago now – but it was the worst kept secret in town – well in one town and several villages at least. Partly because this is what happens when you tell small children things and partly because some adults are …