Archive of ‘Lifestyle’ category

Thoughts on…holding hands

Being a mum can be hard work. No, let me start again: Being a mum is hard work. But it has its rewards. Rewards that money can’t buy. I hold my son’s hand in all kinds of situations: crossing a busy road, in a bustling crowd, on a train platform, near a bonfire, balancing along […] Read more…

“Reasons My Kid is Crying”

29 January 2014 Okay, so you may be surprised to see a picture of a laughing kid here, when the title of this post mentions crying. That’s because it’s a picture of a joyful moment, and joyful moments are for sharing. But crying, for me, is something very private and vulnerable.  If my child is crying, […] Read more…

Ready for St Nicholas

5 December 2013 Tomorrow is St Nicholas Day, another one of the saints celebrated here in Germany.  There are many legends surrounding St Nicholas, who lived in the 3rd to 4th century AD and was Bishop of Myra in what is now Turkey. One story has it that a father who had three daughters wanted […] Read more…

THREE

It’s been 18 months since I last wrote you a letter. Since then you’ve doubled in age, and almost in size – at least that’s what it seems like. And you’ve developed in to your own little personality. Actually, no, you’re the same precious little guy you’ve always been, just more awesome! You’re so caring. […] Read more…

Hallow’en Decor Ideas

29 October 2013 I hope you enjoyed the photos from our Hallowe’en Party yesterday. I didn’t want to let the post get too long, so I thought I’d save sharing some pictures of the rest of the Hallowe’en decorations around our house until today. I hope you enjoy the little tour. The buntings and ‘Happy […] Read more…

Style Notes: Like father like son

I couldn’t resist sharing this lovely photo of my two men sporting their trench coats side by side. Don’t they make a handsome pair? I have a trench coat too, by the way. Perhaps we can get a family trench coat picture one day, haha :-) ————— The boy wore: trench coat (Zara), jeans (H&M) […] Read more…

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