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Woah baby: the third trimester and blessing the baby

Once again, I wish I'd kept notes throughout my third trimester. I always found myself thinking "I should write this down" but then convinced myself I'd remember. Yeah, the thing about growing babies is they diminish your brain power.Write that stuff down folks! But to be honest the third trimester passed in a blur of… Continue reading Woah baby: the third trimester and blessing the baby

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Woah baby: the second trimester

It truly feels as though this trimester has flown by. Maybe that's because we announced baby Squid (our womb name for our baby) to the wider public when I was 17 weeks pregnant. Maybe it's because Christmas and beach holidays fell right across the middle of the trimester, or maybe it's because the saying is… Continue reading Woah baby: the second trimester

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From the archives: And so it ends…

First published on September 20, 2012.  Steve and I finished our year of madness travels with a trip around Turkey, and the country left us both captivated. Both frustrating and beautiful. A bizarre mixture of tradition and modernity. And let's not even mention the food! They say everything has to come to an end, and… Continue reading From the archives: And so it ends…