Lil’ L: And if I have a baby boy, I am going to call him Jesus. Jesus is a nice name (pauses). I know, (face lights up) and when he’s dead, he’s going to have another little angel Jesus to play with in the sky (beams). They’re going to have so much fun.
On our way to school, we passed a homeless man sitting on a bench on the High Street, rubbing his hands together against the cold, covered in a blanket that seemed to be falling apart. ‘Doesn’t he have a home?’ Lil’ L asked as we walked on. ‘There are holes in his blankie,’ she said […]
And the winner of the Eleni scarf is: commentator #1! Congrats, Rachel, I will put you in touch with Emily from Candid Threads. Merry Christmas! xx
My 4-year-old came home from school the other day, declaring that girls couldn’t be doctors. They had to be nurses. Only boys could be doctors.
Clothing with a story has always fascinated me, even more so if there was a story to be told that’s ethically admirable. At the moment, I find myself increasingly drawn to fashion with a conscience. Maybe this desire to get it ‘right’ has arisen from having two little girls to pass the world onto one […]
Ever wondered how to wear a scarf without looking like a) trying to strangle yourself or b) going on a trip to the Antarctic? Wonder no more. My friend Emily has founded Candid Threads – an online mecca for scarf enthusiasts. Not only can you buy beautiful scarves at Candid Threads, in a matter of […]
Thanks to the reintroduction of Date Night and also because we had a special event to celebrate, we visited a London landmark location that so far had been off our radar. The Savoy is one of these places everybody knows in London but few actually frequent. Maybe because it seems too obvious, too touristy (it’s […]
While we have tons of gorgeous pictures of our girls, there is not a single one of us as a family. When Petite Pea’s nursery asked for a family portrait, I had to give them two – one of Big M and the girls and one of myself holding our offspring. Big M commented that […]
I remember the first time I spent some time in Hyde Park, in the summer of 2004, shortly after I had moved to London. We used to lie in the long grass, thick clouds of smoke hanging over our heads. Parrots were squawking in the trees above us, leading me to briefly think I had […]
Imagine you could have your personal beautician coming to your own home whenever you fancy. No matter if you’ve got a babysitter at hand to watch the kids or if the salons are closed once you are out of the office; a perfect manicure, waxed legs or a blissful massage shall no longer be mere […]