Category Archives: pregnancy

As many of you know, I was unwell earlier this year. It took me away from all this; took my eye away from the camera, as I retreated into early hibernation to rest, to regroup. Breathe in, breathe out, breathe in… until Autumn. The leaves began to blossom in hues of russet and gold, and […]

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Every baby is special. Every baby is a part of a family’s story, no two the same, blank pages above which we are poised with expectation and the excitement of infinite potential. Every baby is a chapter unfurling with their new-born tiny fingers and opening up from milky sleep to view the world through a window lined with […]

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My Firstborn I’ve always loved you best because you were my first miracle. You were my hope . . . my dreams . . . the fulfillment of young love, the promise of my infinity. You were new . . . You had unused parents. You were an original. You sustained me through the fears […]

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Did you know that blue used to be a colour to dress your girls in, and pink for a boy? This is one of those rare snippets that has stuck in my head from watching A LOT of QI on Dave (particularly during my last load of pregnancy insomnia, ugh.). I’ve never held much with […]

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This is the moment   Somewhere beyond the blue lines and before the first cries   Feel the bloom   A perfect moment of breath in, breath out   To recognise the wonder of your journey and how amazing the world is about to become…  

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