GBBOTC15 #5: Pitta Sweet Symphony

not pittas

Any one else who reads this who has a two year old (or, just, children under about 10, I imagine) won’t be surprised to hear that I often watch the Bake Off on catch up. Continue reading


Veg patch plans



As the prospect of ‘the big move’, and living somewhere new, looms, I find myself thinking about the life I want to give Moo. Not on a grand scale, universities, inheritance, any of that stuff, just the kind of day to day life of a toddler I want him to have. We’ve got a new nursery lined up for him to start at in a few months, and I’m really pleased with it, and I’ve been thinking lots about what kind of family home life we’ll have in the new place. Continue reading

GBBOTC #1: Here I go again on my own

walnut cake


Every so often something happens and it shows you exactly how things are going to go. Maybe you leave home late and step in a large pile of dog poo on your front door step. Perhaps that internet date is just as hot as his profile pic, but he’s got a handshake like a wet fish and opens by offering to show you a picture of his cat. Or maybe you check the weather forecast,see bright sunshine, and as you emerge umbrella-less from the tube in your white linen sundress the heavens open. Continue reading