Why fitting in is all about knowing your ingins.
Thoughts on how to survive the trauma of transition when readjusting to family life apart.
Time to escape the family already?!
Reminiscing on the unlikely romance of motorway service stations and the life lessons they hold as we stage a lockdown bubble breakout.
A toast to absent Dads and a message from one boy to his.
A lockdown birthday to remember and a hedgehog cake to haunt you forever.
The view from the beginning of the end of lockdown (maybe, touch wood, inshallah etc.)
This week’s separated family, lockdown, shared zoom dinner (it’s a thing) featured a long running family favourite and the dish I am probably most likely to be remembered for! Here’s the recipe and the story behind it.
The sad tale of the death of an oven - a baking lockdown tragedy (that turned out to be a heart-warming tale of adaptation and resilience with a cast of local heroes).
As an interrupted family we know a thing or two about working from home, being far from loved ones, feeling isolated, spending too much time with your kids and cooking resourcefully so I thought I’d share my top tips born from a lifetime of experience! Hope they are helpful but if you take one thing from my post, just know you will find your own way through it and you are not alone.