My Ordinary Captured Moment: Heart Shaped

Heart Shaped Because, my love, sometimes it isn’t about How fast or tall How long How loud or sweet the shout Happy moments can too be made of bare faces Kinky hair Crooked biscuits And no spare spaces A messy draining board, as full as my heart A crooked photo Just ordinary us Faced withRead more

My Captured Moment: My Happy Place

I always thought that people who went on holiday whilst off work sick were swinging the lead. But now that I have actually been off sick (I went back to work on Friday) I can see why it is a good thing and why anyone that is able should do it.

6 Books You Should Read With Your Two Year Old

There are few things I enjoy more in life than sitting down to read a book with my little girl. Little Miss Vista is two years old so this means that I read and she listens. But we both look at the pictures and are equally excited by the story lines. I attribute Little MissRead more

Peas and Thank You

As a child there were many vegetables that I detested, but the thing I loathed the most? Peas. Mum would serve up tinned marrow-fat peas with every meal. She knew I didn’t like them… so she would HIDE them under other food items. To this day I am always suspicious of what may lurk beneathRead more


One of the best things and worst things about being a working mum is that I am expected to travel. Not masses, and rarely out of the country (I hope) but it still means nights away from home and away from my Little Miss and her Daddy. Usually just one night, like on Tuesday thisRead more