Thinking about my thinking

You are not required to set yourself on fire to keep others warmPenny Reid - Beard in Mind I don't think of myself as a martyr, or a hero, or any kind of positive kind of good samaritan esque thing. I used to suffer from the delusion that if I do nice things for people … Continue reading Thinking about my thinking

Wedding Bells Pt 2: It’s All About Us

Last time I wrote about the wedding (see Wedding Bells: Dilemmas and Complications) I had no idea what kind of wedding I wanted. I had no idea who I wanted there, where I wanted it to be. Really I just had no idea. Now I can safely say we have a plan. Sort of. Originally … Continue reading Wedding Bells Pt 2: It’s All About Us

Daffodils, Butterfly Flowers, and a Bulb of Garlic

Being the adult-y sort of adult that I am I thought I would try my hand at a little bit of horticulture. I have had a few pot plants before and they did alright, and I've managed to kill an orchid so I'm fairly sure I know what I am doing. https://www.flickr.com/photos/roberteves92/32772907177/in/dateposted/ One of many … Continue reading Daffodils, Butterfly Flowers, and a Bulb of Garlic

The Madness of King Pablo

https://flic.kr/p/nQQUpY Iron Throne by Wicker Paradise The King is dead. Long live the King. Pablos decent into madness has been an ongoing problem for quite some time now. But the extent of his truly insane nature has only been realised following developments witnessed over the last few weeks. Until recently Pablo and Maggie had been … Continue reading The Madness of King Pablo

Lentil at 1 Month

Well I think it's safe to say that having a baby really does change everything, and yet some things dont seem to change at all. For example, my sleep patterns from the month before Lentil was born give me just under 7 hours of sleep every night on average: But in the month immediately after … Continue reading Lentil at 1 Month

The Parking Ticket or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Parking Nazis

A parking ticket? A parking ticket?! (My kingdom for a parking ticket!) https://www.flickr.com/photos/voteprime/957912151/ We Got a Parking Ticket - Adam Gerard Furious doesn't even begin to cover it. There are millions of words in the english language, but I don't think I can string enough of them together to accurately describe just how angry I am. … Continue reading The Parking Ticket or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Parking Nazis

The Arrival of Lentil

It took a while, but she's finally here. My little Lentil. Born on 28th December 2018 at 16:21 by c-section and weighing 9lbs 2oz! We went in to the hospital on Boxing Day for the induction, and after a difficult labour (52 hours total) she was finally out. Buttercup endured hell with this birth. Lots … Continue reading The Arrival of Lentil