This week has suddenly turned from mild Autumnal mornings, to blumming freezing in the space of a couple of days! I have dug out our feather duvet (much to Mr Smiths dismay) and tonight plan on bringing down all my Autumn/Winter stuff out of the loft, as I am feeling I need more knitwear and thick socks in my life. We have had a whole lot of rain and I… View Post

This weekend has been quite a significant one for our family, as we have had the 4th Anniversary of losing our daughter Poppy and her 4th birthday (She was stillborn at term on the 16th September 2014). In recent years (and I suppose every year since) it has been a really difficult thing to have to face on the calendar and go through. It has always been filled with anxiety and… View Post

Like everyone else around the UK, this week has been all about frantically getting uniforms, shoes and bags packed in preparation for going back to school. For Ethan and Megs that meant Years 2 & 3 and by some complete miracle (or fluke?) we have made it on time every single day! I cannot believe we are already back to school, but I am glad we are in somewhat of… View Post

We are currently enjoying a lovely long (and rather wet) family weekend in Scotland with Nathans family. We arrived on Thursday after several stops on the way up, and whilst the weather has been rather wet and windy, we were blessed yesterday with enough sunshine to enjoy a day at the beach – it was so lovely and bursting with beauty! This week has been great for seeing our friends… View Post