It’s only Asthma… right?

I write this post from a rather comfortable, warm hospital bed surrounded a suspect fabric blue curtain with a heavy strange mix of decay and metallic aromas filling the air. I am hooked up to a medical air tank having cycles of medication to help reduce inflammation in my lungs. When I woke up on [...]

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What we did in Austin, Texas

Austin is a great city, very clean and hospitable. The locals were helpful and very proud of where they live. In Austin, there is a saying, a city motto 'Keep Austin weird' this is to celebrate all that is odd, weird and unique in Austin. The city is so diverse and vibrant with its muralled [...]

Mumma Bear Review: Tots Play, Colchester

Thursday 29th March my Bubba turned 10 months old and what better way to spend it than at a baby group. We left early to give me time to find it but instead of following the great directions given to me by Lisa who runs the Tots Play Colchester group, I put the address from [...]

Mumma and Bubba’s adventure up North

I love Newcastle it is such a great. It had been a few years since I'd been up north so thought why not combine a visit up north with a visit to see the gorgeous and absolutely hilarious Sarah (@2mermaidz) and her beautiful daughters. Go check her out and all the great things she is [...]

#FEEDME campaign | MAKING OF

https://vimeo.com/ranstudioldn/feedme Breastfeeding is such a natural thing but there is still a shame, a stigma, a demonisation of it happening. Our bodies produce this liquid gold that nourishes our babies and helps protect them, develop them and comfort them. Why are some women being made to feel uncomfortable and as if what they are doing [...]

Impromptu trip to Lille with the Baby and the Bear

After my successful solo trip to London with the baby (you can read about here), it really got me fired up for more adventures and reminded me of how spontaneous I used to be. I would call people up and say what are you doing for the next two days? they would say nothing Id [...]

Hometown Glory: Celebrating Ipswich and the surrounding areas

If you've lived in Ipswich or just visited a lot you may have heard that it is a Shithole with nothing to do. It's a phrase I hear often I have at some time or another said these very words myself so in light of this, I have decided to start a series celebrating Ipswich; [...]

I’m ‘Just’ a Mother

Do you say this? I'm 'JUST' a Mum; I'm 'ONLY' a Mother, Why do you say this? We know being a Mother (Parent) is a wonderful experience it is indeed a job, a rewarding fulfilling one but I freaking hard one which at times which will have you questioning the very meaning of life. Being [...]

New Years Blues

I love New years more than any other 1holiday throughout the year, it's the possibilities and potential opportunities that await on the other side. So much can happen in a year. I enjoy setting goals for myself I do them for all aspects of my life ie. Relationships, Career, Skills, Leisure. This year I got [...]

Pigs in blankets with a twist

I made these from bits I had in the fridge and they worked so well I wanted to get the recipe diwn before I forgot as I will definitely be wanting to make them again. For this yummy bite size treat perfect for parties, small gatherings or just a snacking on the sofa you will [...]