Snow day

Just as we were starting to feel hopeful for spring, the snowstorm came. Just a week ago, I had started thinking about the spring dresses in my wardrobe, the ones that have been stored away over the winter months. I’d begun to wonder how I might wear them in a few weeks’ time, most likely… View Post

The robe that will make you feel better

Yesterday we were told of new rules surrounding the coronavirus pandemic and Christmas. For many, these tighter restrictions will be devastating, at best disappointing. I am fortunate that I can still see my family but my husband’s family are in Oxford, which means we can’t be with them over Christmas or for the foreseeable future.… View Post

Being tourists in our own city with Visit Scotland

This is a paid collaboration with Visit Scotland for their #HameTownTourist campaign. If there’s ever been a time to enjoy your own surroundings, it’s 2020. This year we’ve all spent a more time at home, tidying and freshening things up as best as we can with some people even spending holiday budgets on home renovations… View Post

Halloween dinosaur costumes

Halloween has never really been a thing for us as a couple – we didn’t go to parties, we didn’t dress up, at most we might watch a scary movie. But, of course, children love it and being parents means we have to put ourselves second. So Halloween it is. As much as we want… View Post

So long, old friend

Summer 2020 will undoubtedly go down in history. A summer of fragments, like a mirror shattered, its thousands of tiny pieces sparkling under the sun. Each piece a memory that will fade away over time but will remain forever etched in our minds, imprinted after being retold to friends, family, and (hopefully) generations that didn’t… View Post