Monthly Archives: April 2011

Our Saturday adventure in Bristol

  Dear Mersi, This post is all about our family adventure on Saturday the ninth of April 2011. Your dad and I met up during the week with your friend Fritha at the Lido in Clifton. He’d already forgotten about … Continue reading

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Our weekend adventures – shopping as a non-yummy mummy,

Over the weekend we found ourselves on lots of city adventures in a kind of Enid Blyton fashion but without the tree or the chair. I’ll start with the end of the Saturday adventure and I’ll pretend it wasn’t Sainsbury’s … Continue reading

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Cous cous, the miracle food

Little M has been hungry, and on and off, vocal today so while I managed some porridge in the morning, I hadn’t found time for lunch. By three I was very hungry so I decided to try making a salad … Continue reading

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Not enough pain

This time last year I was seeing a physiotherapist on a regular basis for a knee injury. On the first visit he prescribed some exercises to strengthen my legs and I did them faithfully for two months every night. I … Continue reading

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Mersi and the music

Seven weeks, four days Thank goodness for Mersina’s musical mobile above her cot. These last few days have involved so much feeding and so little napping during the day that I’ve not found time for anything. I’ve had to be … Continue reading

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Get Out

Gary, is a madman, shut up in a padded cell which he refuses to leave. He has a phobia about doors and lives in an imaginary world where he feels secure. A psychiatrist uses different plots to try to get … Continue reading

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Love and bedtime stories, an education

Love is a funny kind of thing. I fill my days either apologising to my daughter for my latest misdeeds or telling her how much I love her. Her father does the same and I imagine that we’re pretty similar … Continue reading

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My first Mother’s Day

Me and my beautiful mum, Mersina My beautiful daughter, Mersina Mersina and her father who made it a wonderful Mother’s Day

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