Category Archives: Personal

This year we planned an ambitious family reunion (to meet with my family – my brothers, sister in laws, sister, new baby niece, and my parents) in Thailand. My brother lives and works in Bangkok with his amazing girlfriend who planned the trip for us all. The rest of my family lives in Wales and […]

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Here’s the thing. I do a birthday blog for the boys every year, and the blog describes who they are at that point in time – on their birthdays. This year I’ve been a bit late with Milo’s blog. I wrote something shortly after his birthday but never put the blog together. I needed to […]

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In another 7 years time, my first baby will be 14 years old. I’ve been thinking that recently, because suddenly the last 7 years have gone by in a whirlwind of sleeplessness and excitement and childhood chaos. From certain angles I can almost see the older Elmer. I can imagine myself saying to him, “That’s […]

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You know how you have a spirit animal? Mine is a big golden retriever who snaffles people’s food when they’re not looking. Milo’s is something very cute and mischievous that you wouldn’t leave alone around small children. Well, I’ll let you into a secret. Recently I discovered I have a spirit photographer. A real live […]

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