Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech was an awesome holiday! We went on a city break with Thomas Cook over a long weekend and it was fantastic! With hindsight, it would have been good to go for a little longer and visit a few other parts of Morocco (Casablanca and Fez would have been on our list), but hindsight is a wonderful thing, and […]

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Rome, Italy

Rome was our first holiday destination as a couple. What a fine choice! Rome is certainly a city for romance, and will always hold a special place in my heart. The orange houses in the centre, each with their wooden window shutters, balconies spilling over with plants nestled in ceramic pots, the buzz of the tourists as they […]

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Scribbles on my breastfeeding story

Giving birth was pretty hard. I thought once it was over, the rest would kind of fall into place. I’d always hoped to breastfeed, and I’m still breastfeeding now, but it’s definitely not been an easy ride. Pain, bleeding, cracked nipples, a tongue-tie, nipple shields, engorgement, expressing, failed attempts to bottle feed expressed milk, and […]

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Scribbles on my birth story

Birth. I’ve spoken to lots of new mothers since having Baby J, and it’s clear to me that no two birth stories are the same. Or even similar. Thankfully, mine was quite straightforward and Baby J was delivered safe and sound, thanks to the wonderful midwives, and thanks to Dan, who was my rock. Baby […]

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