Category Archive: Eat

LIVE: Richard gets his wood….

Ordering wood here has been quite the saga – the guy we chose took a very ‘country’ approach to delivery. Promising it would be with us in a couple of days when Richard… Continue reading

LOVE: The Friday Five…(Bump Watch)

A bit of a bump-theme this month. As this pregnancy comes to an end, I can honestly say I’ve LOVED being pregnant. Once the nausea and tiredness was over in those first three… Continue reading

EAT: Chick, Chick, Chick, Chick, Chicken Shop! One last time….

On our last night in London we decided to go to Chicken Shop, Richard’s favourite restaurant of all time ever, and the one place that I know I will really miss down in… Continue reading

EAT: Little last minute treats…

One of the things I am sure I am going to miss when on maternity leave/living in the country/not working/being mother to a newborn (a!!) is swanning into work in the morning armed… Continue reading

LOVE: Last hurrah to London (Day 2)

Day 2 started well, with another epic lie in and hot cross buns in bed… After that we swung by the estate agents to drop off the tenancy agreement for our new tenants… Continue reading

WORK: A baby shower in London…

Last night all the lovely girls from my work organised a surprise baby shower – and they proved they know me rather well by keeping the agenda strictly devoid of cake and tea and… Continue reading

LOVE: NCT and all the fun…

We started our NCT classes last weekend. We’re doing them in Nailsworth, a lovely little town about 15 minutes drive from our house. We had a Friday night session, followed by a six… Continue reading

Love: Friday Five…

Little house things I love…this week, it’s mainly daffodils… The daffodils that greeted us at the front of the house when we drove down last weekend… The daffodils that I picked from our… Continue reading

Drive: Picking up the motor…

A couple of weekends ago we finally picked up the new car. A pretty epic red letter day for Richard who has been looking forward to this moment for years. It was a… Continue reading

WATCH: Landmark moments…

We finally have wireless at the cottage. Big moment for Richard. He can now watch the Formula 1 in bed. You can take the boy out of the city… But look how happy… Continue reading

EAT: Four things I cannot wait to devour…

Let’s be honest, according to all the scary books and lists I have not been a very well-behaved pregnant woman. I still eat plenty of the alleged ‘danger’ foods, but there are some I’ve… Continue reading

LOVE: The Friday five…

1. Breakfast in our new kitchen, with fresh tulips 2. This little fella that Richard and my Dad found in the compost heap 3. The amazing inglenook fireplace in our sitting room 4.… Continue reading