To my mum

All mums are special, but I definitely won the lottery with mine. Growing up, I didn’t know my father. He was never in the picture, so it was always just me and my mum. When I was five, we moved in with my Granny but I didn’t have a particularly warm relationship with her (you… View Post

My First Mother’s Day

I’m conscious that I don’t want The Daydreamer to become utterly focused on baby talk, and I promise it won’t – but how could I let my first Mother’s Day go past without writing something? I was thoroughly spoiled all morning (breakfast in bed, flowers) but it was later, at Blair Castle, when I felt… View Post

Victoria Sponge

The Victoria Sponge is possibly the most loved cake in the world. It’s simple and delicious and, Daydreamers, it’s easy to make. I rustled this up in an hour on Sunday morning before popping round to my mum’s to wish her a happy Mother’s Day; the effort and thought that went into the cake went… View Post