In life, horrible things happen. They could happen to you, around you, nowhere bloody near you. They might happen to the people you love, to that person you kinda used to know. They could happen in your street or in
The thing about being a parent is that you are basically screwed from the get go. You can’t always be certain you have made the right decisions. You will get it wrong. You will second guess yourself. You will have regrets.
Today you are getting married. Isn’t that weird? I feel like I woke up five minutes ago and we’re suddenly all grown up. It marks the next stage of your life, creating a new family of your own. It’s a
If you’d asked me ten years ago if I ever wanted to be a Mother, the answer would have been an instant and decisive ‘NO’. It just wasn’t my thing, it wasn’t on my radar – I had bigger fish
What are little boys made of? Frogs and snails, And puppy-dogs’ tails; Our two year old boy is pretty fearless, he jumps off things, onto things and at things with little regard for the consequences. He dive bombs into his cot
There are a lot of anti-animal cruelty posts popping up on my Facebook feed at the moment. They go along the lines of ‘What an awful person / Let’s find this person / This person should be prison’ etc followed
My final interview in the series is with my own Mum, Ann. She’s raised two girls from neurotic to rebellious and back again. She is the most patient, diplomatic and loving person I know. She’s also pretty cool and will
So this is my kind-of Valentines post. I’m not really a fan of Valentines Day to be honest. I don’t hate it – we do exchange cards and open some fizz but its all a bit of silly nonsense if