Why it’s not a question of luck

Last Friday I celebrated my 40th birthday and had the absolute best time ever. I received numerous messages on social media telling me how lucky I was, and it was very tempting to say things like “I feel so lucky” or “I count my lucky stars every night” etc. However the more I thought about it the more I realised it’s not a question of luck.… Read more

Happy 3rd Birthday C: An Open Letter

To my darling C,

It is your 3rd birthday today and I wanted to mark this day with an open letter, like I did last year and the year before. This letter won’t mean much to you now but I’m hoping that it’s something you will enjoy reading when you are older, and I know I like looking back on these letters and remembering how you were at different stages.… Read more

Changes, living life, taking risks

I’ve written in the past about making changes and taking risks, but I think this time we’ve exceeded what’s normal even for us!

For those who read this blog frequently you will have noticed the extreme lack of blogging this year, that would be because my life has been ridiculously busy dealing with decisions we have made.… Read more

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