Five things I learned from our Christmas Tree 2013 video

http://vimeo.com/80739807 one, it takes me approximately twenty-seven years to unwind a string of lights. two, the lot of a baby is to spend ten minutes trying to get hold of a plastic bag, then having it taken away a second after you manage it. three, if Henry's that keen to wear sparkly baubles as earrings, … Continue reading Five things I learned from our Christmas Tree 2013 video

Hope it’s all in the genes

You can get all you need to know about why I love my mother from this photo.   She's the sort of person who might convince her mild-mannered husband to dress up as Men in Black and go to the cinema. Just to make themselves laugh. And then post it under the nonchalant caption 'Went … Continue reading Hope it’s all in the genes

Play That Funky Music

‘So’, I ask three-year-old Hannah Pearson over barbequed marshmallows in the garden, ‘What’s your favourite dance move?’ I have no particular reason to ask this, except that I saw her dancing while she was supposed to be eating fish fingers earlier, and generally with Hannah the more random the question, the more entertaining the answer. … Continue reading Play That Funky Music