HELLO NOVEMBER

HELLO NOVEMBER

Unless November is a birthday or anniversary month, then like me, you might see November as bit of a nothing month.  For me, November conjures up feelings of short dark days that just need to be hurried through so we can get to the merry festivities of December. The golden autumnal glow of October quickly fades into a lingering damp fog as our excitement this month peaks with a couple of Bonfire Night sparklers and checking the TV guide for the first sign of Elf...

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NOT GUILTY

NOT GUILTY

For the nine months George was pregnant with Edie I was wired with nerves and excitement. I would often lie awake with a beaming smile as I considered the joy that was on the horizon but also worrying about everything that entered my head concerning a newborn. Whether it was finances or storage space (but mainly, just how the hell do you bring up a baby?), our bedroom was often illuminated by a 2am Google search to settle my concerns and persistent insomnia. I spent my time researching the logistics and what we should be buying, plus exhausting every baby name book under the sun. I even read bits and bobs from ‘What To Expect When You’re Expecting’. But was it missing a chapter?

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