For me, Studland Beach in Dorset is right up on top of the list of serene beaches. Granted, I haven’t seen them all but this is a true beauty. Part of the National Trust, we like to take advantage of it every chance we get. Unfortunately, it had been a while since my last walk here; my last visit here was with a friend when Dragon was still in the womb – too long!
A simple, nutritious and oh so delicious breakfast recipe. I have this most mornings as it just gives me a fresh lift to start the day. Without further ado, here it is.
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Sadly, a close friend of mine is moving back to Turkey. Her daughter is 4 months Dragon’s junior and they’re totally in love. Who knew that at age 2, they’d be entering into a long-distance romance? It is sad news all around but we wish them well and know it’s for the best – they’ll be near family and old friends, not to mention the sea, beach and sun!!! (No, I’m not jealous AT ALL!) Continue reading “Unwind in London: Nails Inc.”
This morning started out a bit difficult – several cries in the night kept me awake for a while – and consequently, D and I were both a bit on edge. Saying that, all improved after we had a bite so maybe we were just a bit hangry? After some great play outdoors, trying to ‘wake’ the ‘asleep’ snowman by kicking and stomping on it, hiding-and-seeking and cooking up some delicious leek and potato soup, he miraculously went down for a nap. I’m convinced it had nothing to do with the previous two days of no naps but was just my well-honed parenting skills that made that happen…! Continue reading “One February Afternoon”