I could easily play it cool and pretend not to care whatsoever, but I do. Some very nice folks have nominated this blog for THE MADS 2010 blog awards. And now that I am on the list, I would really like to win. Or at least be shortlisted. So please, if you like my blog, […]
The fabulous Lily Lemontree invited me to guest-post on her beautiful blog about my favourite style icon. This is flattering for multiple reasons. Not only is Lily Lemontree one of the most stylish blogs out there, but also is her series ‘Style Icons’ one of my favourite. So whom did I choose? Let me tell […]
No smoking. Now, really, absolutely no smoking! Ok, here’s the ashtray. As spotted on a Lufthansa Boeing 737.
Have you ever wondered how often the girls working at the airports’ security scanners really need to check the contents of your bag? And how often they are just curious to know what’s inside? If I were one of them, I’d know how to shamelessly exploit my position of power. Emily O over at Babyrambles […]
Pillow talk: Met Mum, immersed in a magazine. Big M, immersed in pillows, insistently staring. Rumbling. Harrumphing. “So. Do you know that the day we’ve met is near?”
If you were to choose one perfect picture, which one would you choose? Forty Not Out invited me to join the Favourite Photo Meme. I have lots of favourite pictures. Pictures of friends, of myself, of food and of places. But my most favourite would need to include my two favourite people, Big M and […]
The ever so fabulous Mothership asked me for my highlights of 2009. I was pondering a few days about what 2009 had in store for me, and I came up with just one highlight. I BECAME A MUM! Becoming a mother has been such a life-changing event; ‘highlight’ does not quite cover the ups (or […]
Only a few months ago, I felt completely housebound. It seemed I would never again make a trip into town, as little L would start crying in her highest pitched voice, as soon as a stranger would come too close. Which happened about every 5 minutes. Add to that the fact that I never mastered […]
A while ago, A Modern Mother wrote a post aimed at PR companies about how to approach bloggers when trying to engage them for reviews and the likes. Apparently, the appeal was fruitful; at least I haven’t heard of any more crass incidences.
Jen at Strictly Guiding. Congratulations! I hope for a lot of little clips from your guiding adventures. I will get int touch with you after December 1st – am having my own little adventure somewhere around continental Europe at the moment. H3VQ96N8ZQJG