Tag Archives: Oli


My family are pretty normal and straightforward. Ok, so Ben and I are closer to Mum than most adult children are to their parents but that’s cause she’s pretty awesome. Aside from that we don’t really stand out from the … Continue reading

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The Weekend

Happy Monday people! Ready to tackle this bright and shiny week? No, can say I am either but the week is here whether we’re feeling up to it or not! My weekend was tiring but fun, Oli was delightful, which … Continue reading

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Too much fun..

Last night was great…perfect manhattans are perfect.     This morning, I’m sitting at my desk with the biggest cup of coffee, a ham and cheese croissant and the prospect of a really tricky meeting ahead of me. Thank goodness … Continue reading

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The Weekend

On Friday I worked from home. This was great because it meant that on Friday night I got a head start on making Oli’s birthday cake with the specified Mickey Mouse theme. Making cakes are fine but I really suck … Continue reading

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On Friday night Oli, Ma and I made biscuits. Oli was responsible for rolling and cutting out the shapes! He was very keen on the bell and the moon shapes and squashing the dough together!   I love cooking with … Continue reading

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The weekend

Saturday started bright and beautiful, for some reason the church at the end of the road had put up bunting. I set out for Watford with lunch with the family. I seem to spend all my time waiting for trains … Continue reading

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Putting a small boy on a leash…

Last week, Ma and I had Oli for the day. Oli doesn’t do walking, he does running at full pelt paying no attention to the danger of cars or anything else. I don’t have a problem with this, he’s 2 … Continue reading

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Sunday Music

Sweet Baby James – James Taylor I heard this for the first time about 4 years ago.. As I recall there was a thing on the radio about albums you should listen to. They featured Sweet Baby James. The programme … Continue reading

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Oli, lunch, the river and a scooter

On Saturday, we had family lunch. After lunch we went for a walk. Well everyone except Oli, who went for a scoot, with monkey in the bag hanging off the handles. He had a race with his Grandma and told … Continue reading

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Easter Weekend

Friday Walk around Richmond Park – that’s a 12km walk in the sunshine…I was rocking a hangover and 5 hours sleep and I really didn’t think that I’d manage it, although I felt so much better at the end of … Continue reading

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