Blog posts can take many forms. There are quick ones, funny ones, photo posts, wordy posts, posts for others.
Then there are those posts where you write from the heart, when you feel moved enough that you have something you really want to say.”Blackberries” was one of those posts.
Those first 2 years in what I still think of as our home, when I was with Jake & Ellie nearly all the time, weren’t without their difficulties but hold so many precious memories. Like picking blackberries together. Continue reading →
When she presented Big Brother I used to find her very annoying. All those OTT mannerisms & that wacky enthusiasm! It seemed very manufactured to me.
Having said that, past the 1st series or 2 I found BB itself very annoying: just full of Fake.
She seems to pop up on a lot of charity events these days; Red Nose Day, for instance, where she both presented on the day & reported from communities in Ghana who were in need of or who were benefitting from aid.
They’re great. I’m all for them, & I’d like to see more of them.
Although still a minority in the big bad world of parenting blogs there are still quite a few of them.
Why so few? Well, that’s another story, for another post, at another time. This introduction has been kicking & screaming to be made into a post about gender roles in the workplace & at home but I’ve managed to keep it down. For now!
Some of these Dad blogs are just brilliant: great publications by any standards, & I’m planning to feature them more here in the near future. Continue reading →
A year ago on Sunday the lovely Jennie, who writes the brilliant ‘Edspire‘ blog, tragically lost her beautiful 9-month-old baby Matilda Mae to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), also known as ‘Cot Death’ .
Bloggers & well-wishers all over the world have been getting together to try to share Jennie’s grief & to celebrate & commemorate the brief life of her beautiful & much-loved little girl, writing ‘Letters to Matilda Mae‘. Continue reading →