Little Victories

My wonderful son turns 10 tomorrow. That means that this time ten years ago I thought I was in labour. I remember saying to my husband “Take me to hospital because this is starting to hurt”. The clue to how wrong I was, as any experienced midwife would point out to you was in the fact that I was still talking calmly and coherently. I was far from established labour and was still in the “strong wince” phase. But I’ll save a blow by blow account of my first introduction to serious pain and NHS drugs for another post. This one’s about cake. Continue reading



Does writing your thoughts in a blog encourage you to keep up the daily ritual of writing a diary more than, say, a fancy Moleskin book? Discuss. I don’t know. This is what I’m setting out to discover. Continue reading