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

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

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

Pregnancy Jitters Pt 2

Well, after our scare the other day ( Pregnant Jitters ) Buttercup was not induced as the ward was full and actually closed to new arrivals / inductions. As Lentils movements were back to normal, and the midwives and doctors were happy with everything, we were actually discharged, and we were told that Buttercup would … Continue reading Pregnancy Jitters Pt 2

Pregnancy Jitters

Today began, and continued, as a normal Friday would. We woke up, we had breakfast and coffee, got dressed went to work. Things were going pretty well up to a certain point. I had just taken my Nth call of the day, chatting with a nice lady about a policy she had recently purchased, explained … Continue reading Pregnancy Jitters

Life Insurance

With Lentil due to be born any day, and after lengthy discussions, we decided life insurance might be a good idea. What started out as a good idea has rapidly become a major headache. It turns out that life insurance comparison quotes are nothing like that of car insurance. With cars you simple head over … Continue reading Life Insurance

The Baby Bedroom Bonanza Pt 2

Well, that was fun. Two beds dismantled, one moved to another room and then re-assembled, the other disposed of (more or less), one cot built, and various bits of sorting out sorted out. Ginger came round to help, for which I am so very grateful, there is no way I would have achieved it all … Continue reading The Baby Bedroom Bonanza Pt 2