General

General news and views. Includes old postings from archive.

Little baby brother arrived

The little baby brother arrived in a rush after Sunday lunch at the Botanics. This time we had a good home water birth although it seemed much more painful than the first time. But it was brilliant to be able to raid the fridge in the night and to get onto the internet and computer Read the full article…


Update

When you have kids, or even one, time flies by and there seems to be so much more urgent things to do than writing a blog. I am pregnant again with our second baby due in summer. And so far 2012 seems to become quite a tough year for us. Our toddler is however our Read the full article…


The Secret Millionaire in Pilton

Last Sunday the episode of “The Secret Millionaire” which is situated in Pilton, has been broadcast on Channel 4 [ Episode guide ]. I found it quite intriguing to see Pilton portrayed by an outside TV production crew. They really managed to get the worst shots of the areas, mainly by going over to Muirhouse Read the full article…



Recommendable parenting books

I did enjoying being on maternity leave a lot, and as baby has been so well-behaved even got the chance to read some books: Sheila Kitzinger: “Understanding your Crying Baby” is a great book and educated me about some common  misunderstandings and prejudices. For example, I did not know before I read this book, that Read the full article…