Category Archive: Think

THINK: Moving Day…

Moving Day dawned bright and sunny. I sat in bed, indulging in a few last quiet moments… Then the movers arrived…. And the house emptied quickly…. It was strange seeing its much-loved walls… Continue reading

THINK: The Friday Five – Last London Moments

A few candid (and somewhat nostalgic) shots from our final days in London. Despite a rather last minute attempt to find maternity cover for me, work still made a bit of an effort… Continue reading

Grow: Getting green–fingered…

Grow: Getting green–fingered… Richard finally made a start on the vegetable patch. He was suitably attired in wellies, nylon shorts and a posh jumper from Reiss. I know. Don’t even. I hope the… Continue reading

THINK: 30 weeks today…

I don’t know why, but reaching 30 weeks today feels like quite the milestone. I’ll be seven months next Wednesday, but it’s that nice round 30 number that has felt pretty amazing. The… Continue reading

THINK: The view from here…

There are so many things about this cottage that tick the boxes or criteria we laid out when we first started looking – working fireplace, period character, three bedrooms, garden, off-road parking, walking… Continue reading

THINK: A spring walk…

R came back from seeing family – and his new baby niece Lexie – in Australia at the weekend. It’s been a bit of a tricky week with him away – we had… Continue reading

THINK: The Shard and its many evils…

The wonderful Giles Coren has recently reviewed Oblix, the new Rainer Becker restaurant in The Shard – and with his usual controversial wit and genius way with words he has managed to perfectly… Continue reading

THINK: Camden Lock Night Market

As a local I reckon to spend a fair amount of time doing local things, especially during the weekends. But it has to be said that there’s an awful lot I still don’t… Continue reading

THINK: A plea for your good natures

I hope you’ll forgive me for some somewhat shameless fundraising. But it’s a good cause. Last Sunday we did one of our favourite things, and walked across the Heath to The Flask in… Continue reading

Think: The (underground) grass isn’t always greener

I was in France recently, getting various trains all over the place and changing between stations in Paris, Lille and Lyon. While we were in Paris, it suddenly occurred to us how lucky… Continue reading

THINK: Walking in NW London

Is there anywhere better in London to walk than NW? And especially with weather like this it seems silly not to get out and about. I mean we’ve got lovely, lovely Regent’s Park with its manicured… Continue reading

THINK: NW London just keeps going up in the world…

…and about time too. Never in the ten years I’ve lived here, have I known so many exciting new openings! Kentish Town: As first reported on the great Kentishtowner blog, The Grafton Arms… Continue reading