Author: Metropolitan Mum

Caramel Baby and Child – Jubilee photo shoot

Every fortnight, Caramel Baby & Child are transforming the basement of their Notting Hill store into a photo studio with acclaimed professional photographer Nana Varveropoulou. Every other Saturday, the team set up a different theme for the kids to interact with. We joined the fun for a special Jubilee photo shoot, patriotic flags, sparkly crowns […]

23 weeks pregnant: knackered

My friend Sciatica came back. Uninvited, of course. He’s a pain in the ass. Quite literally. I am going to see an osteopath/acupuncturist next week and hope for the best. Until then, Big M has sole responsibility for emptying out the dishwasher, loading the washing machine, tying my shoe laces and everything else that involves […]

The one where I find an agent

I just remembered a post I wrote almost exactly a year ago – back then, I had been talking (or rather trying to talk) to a few literary agents, with very little success.  I had vowed not to give up but instead to deal with rejection in small doses and to dedicate Friday mornings to […]

Name calling

In case you didn’t know, we will be having another baby girl! Little L is thrilled at the prospect of going on a shopping spree for pink baby stuff, Big M is quite comfortable with the idea of being surrounded by a bunch of girls, and I am happily seeing everything through pink glasses at […]