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A Family Photography Session in the Park

So, a couple of months ago, I entered a giveaway to win a family photo session. I thought it would be nice to have some pictures of myself with the boys, since I’m usually the one behind the camera. I didn’t win, but it turns out the photographer is a fellow mum at my elder […] Read more…

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October Snapshots

October in Snapshots, according to my iPhone (mostly)… Autumn cupcakes from our favourite neighbourhood bakery. He played a cat in his school’s Harvest festival performance. Learning how to peel apples (apparently very exciting). Who needs Hallowe’en as an excuse to dress up? Not this boy. This is how he decided to go to Sunday school a […] Read more…

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Best of Hallowe’en 2017

I’m sitting here late at night, finally grabbing a bite to eat and watching the GBBO final on catch-up, after the boys eventually came down from their sugar rush and fell asleep way past their bedtime. We went guising (trick or treat) with friends from school, gathering sweeties in exchange for magic tricks and jokes. […] Read more…

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September Snapshots

We’re already half way through October, and I just realised I never posted our September Snapshots. Well, better late than never. Here are the highlights from the past month, according to my iPhone (mostly): Everyone should eat fresh cotton candy bigger than their head at least once in their life! Glorious September sunshine by the […] Read more…

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August Snapshots

August in Snapshots, according to my iPhone (mostly)… Settling in to our new home. Farmers’ Market in the shadow of the Castle. Farmers’ Market goodies. Beautiful day by the Union Canal. Gotta make the best of that ice-cream weather! The doorways of Edinburgh. Rainy day pursuits. And then we built a rocket… Corn dogs! These were […] Read more…

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July Snapshots

July in Snapshots, according to my iPhone (mostly)… Anyone fancy some ‘Spargel’ (asparagus) ice cream? Or would you prefer blackcurrant and matcha? One last trip to the newly revamped Lego Store Berlin New hair cut Packing up our Berlin apartment Waking up in Edinburgh! We can see the Castle from our new kitchen window! Fixing up […] Read more…

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Bye bye, Berlin

The day has come. After almost six years in Berlin, we packed up our things and flew back to Edinburgh earlier today! I know I alluded a lot to moving house over the past few weeks, without actually saying where we were going, so this may come as a surprise to many. But it wasn’t […] Read more…

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June Snapshots

We are moving house in just over a week, and most of our things have already been packed up – including our books! So I’m afraid my book round-ups will have to take a bit of a break. In the mean time, I have June’s snapshots for you, before I scale back a bit over […] Read more…

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May Snapshots

May in Snapshots, according to my iPhone (mostly)… Street art in Berlin Bat Baby Melons are back! Lucky teapot Edinburgh in the Spring time My happy place Posh crisps, or what? Mother’s Day in Germany Play time Branching out in to wearing pink Now they can be unicorns together! First local strawberries of the season […] Read more…

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The Moppacows

“Moppacows eat daisies, roses and dandelions. Daddy moppacow and baby moppacow lived in their small house. It used to be a big house but it was destroyed in the war. That’s when mummy moppacow died. One day, daddy moppacow was out walking in the woods with baby moppacow on his back when a wild moppacow […] Read more…

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