• In the family

    August 5, 2012

    Top row: Eliza with Grannie Gill and Grandad Keith. Bottom row: also with my brother Steve, and Grandma and Grandad (my mum and dad). Like a lot of people we know who live in London, Alex and I don’t live very close to most of our immediate family. I grew up in Shropshire, and after…

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  • Gnaw something: top tips for baby teething

    July 18, 2012

    Help! My baby is teething. Any great tips? She is chomping down on anything and everything she can grip her gums on; mainly my iPhone, the TV remote and her fingers, all through a pool of drool. Her sleep’s not been brilliant and she has emitted a constant low-to-medium level grizzle for the past couple…

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  • Eliza, three months

    May 19, 2012

    We’d heard so much about the three month mark being that mythical point where babies calm down and become much more manageable – is three is the magic number? Well, I’m not sure when it happened, but at some point approaching this month, Eliza did seem to get a whole lot easier. We can’t pinpoint…

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  • Our afternoon out with Nick

    April 14, 2012

    We’re just back from our Easter break in Bournemouth, which was Eliza’s first trip out of London (she slept through the night twice – it must have been the sea air as she’s not repeated it since). However, the week before saw a visit from my friend Nick – eagle-eyed readers of this blog may…

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