Hello 2016, Goodbye Little Lewes

Image via iloapp.misoui.se Happy happy New Year to one and all! And I hope you had a wonderful Christmas. Our tree is being taken down as I write – it was a good festive season, perhaps not the best ever, and I’m definitely over it. I’m ready for a new year and its new challenges! This won’t […]

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Hello September, My Favourite Month

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So, my family and I have been back from our far-off adventures for two weeks, and with our arrival somehow the summer pretty much departed. Thanks awfully!

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Ta Ta For Now!

Off we go tonight, into the wild blue yonder! My little family and I are off eastwards to stay with my dad, to an equatorial city-state island where we will spend our quality time wilting and rehydrating in the oppressive humidity – and also having a big, wonderful, colourful, tropical adventure. While we’re there we’ll be celebrating the island’s 50th […]

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Stuff I'm reading and thinking about on my break (pt 2) – and coming back

Election day is a couple of weeks away – do you know how you’re voting yet? In the past I’ve just known that I’m a [insert party name]* supporter and it’s been a no-brainer. But on the back of this coalition government, and probably because I have a fully fledged family and a child in school now, […]

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Going dark

Hi Little Lewes readers, So I’ve decided to take a break. I don’t know for how long yet, but for a couple of months at least. I have two brilliant and twinkly children who I want to be more present with, all while my demanding job is undergoing big changes as of this week, which could cause me to have […]

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New Series: Food for the Fam and the Fussies (And a Call for Help!)

And so to my second ‘thought’ for 2015: to feed my children with more variety, freshness and thought. To explain, this is two-fold, because my youngest child is the world’s worst eater. He’s a sugar-addicted, crumpet-loading, non-adventurer who will NOT EAT a vegetable in any form. So in his case, it’s about encouraging him to eat, […]

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