• Get well soon

    March 19, 2015

    A short note from the sickbay; we have a plague house this week. Eliza has tonsillitis. She’s hardly ever ill, so it’s been very strange. We knew something was up when she started refusing Calpol (I’m pleased to report that Calpol still tastes as good as I remember though. Why don’t more things taste of Calpol?…

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  • What to watch when you’re pregnant

    June 19, 2014

    What was the last film you saw at the cinema? Alex and I recently realised that ours was X-Men: First Class (it came out three years ago! Shocking, I know). Having children does enforce some changes in your TV and film viewing habits, and I’ve found that being pregnant has too. I have a shockingly…

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  • Get back into shape post-pregnancy; top fitness tips

    February 12, 2014

    Just had a baby? Are you a new mum looking to get back into shape, on the hunt for some post-pregnancy fitness tips? Read on…   Have you just had a baby? Congratulations! Have another piece of cake, and sleep when the baby sleeps (Seriously! You won’t regret it). But if you’re a few weeks…

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  • CITV’s ‘Old Skool’ Weekend TV nostalgia-fest

    January 5, 2013

    Like so many people of a *cough* certain age, I’m absolutely loving the complete nostalgia-fest that is the CITV ‘Old Skool’ Weekend, two days of 80’s, 90’s and 00’s kids TV programmes shown to celebrate the 30-year anniversary of the children’s channel. There’s a veritable treasure trove of retro programming – everything from Fraggle Rock to Finders…

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