Posts in Thanks on Thursday
Thanks on Thursday | Birthday Girl

Nappies, feeds, lack of sleep, not getting yourself dressed before 2pm, day mothers, pre-school, primary school, parents evenings, play dates, swimming, karate, gymnastics, sports days, birthday parties, high school, horse riding, work experience, exams, first boyfriend, university, partying, her having fun, missing her, longing for her to be home for a while but realising that she’s ready to fly and you have to let go.

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Thanks on Thursday | My Girls

I sometimes look at these two and wonder how on earth did I get so lucky to call these girls my daughters. I mean, motherhood doesn’t come with a certificate of any kind. We listen to medical advice that is often based on what is the hot topic of the month. We read up on stuff that we believe we should know. We compare with other new mums/moms and worry that we’re doing something wrong that will affect baby for the rest of its life. We listen to family, friends and well-meaning acquaintances about what worked for them. But ultimately I went with my gut.

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Thanks on Thursday | Reading - His & Hers

As the crown green bowling season has come to an end, Vincent’s been pondering what he’s going to be doing with himself during the Winter months and it seems his love of reading has been rekindled. So many read on their iPads/tables/kindles these days. I just find that because I have so much ‘screen’ time given what I do, the last thing I want to do is ‘read a book’ from a screen too. Hence our visit to the library last week. 

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Thanks on Thursday | Right Here

This is where you’ll find me hanging out most nights and at weekends when I’m not out shooting. A happy place and one of my favourite spots to be. My cute little bureau, picked up in a sorry state, and my captain’s chair (that wasn’t in such a sorry state), both lovingly restored, nurtured and newly distressed by Jodie and given to me, some four or so years ago now.

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