by Franca on 20 April 2014

On Blackford Hill

Out for a walk in the sunshine on Blackford Hill on Good Friday. Milo did really well walking down the steep bits. I always have to tell myself to let him try properly by himself and not hover behind him in overprotective parent mode!

A portrait of my child, once a week, every week in 2014


A Morpheus for baby H

April 18, 2014
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Another wee thing that I knitted recently – a baby jumper for our friend’s baby girl (who you can see the back of here) for her first birthday. The pattern is the Morpheus by Yarn Madness, the same designer as the Yet to be Named baby cardigan I made for Milo when her was small […]

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Posing with a cup of tea!

April 16, 2014
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A cup of tea always improves things, so might as well pose with it! I’m wearing that asos skater dress I bought for the family photos again. It really is such a brilliant thing, it’s just jersey and hence super comfy, but it still looks like a dressy dress. I’ve no plans to buy another […]

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Hidden Door Festival

April 14, 2014
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The weekend before last we went to the Hidden Door festival, which was an arts festival running in some disused vaults near the station before they are done up as part of a wider development. It felt a bit like the art college degree show (i.e. variable quality), it was good fun! They had some […]

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April 13, 2014
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We are having a long weekend at Dave’s mum’s, here Milo is running around her garden with his beloved football. Dave bought him is a while ago, I thought he was getting a child sized ball, but no, it’s a proper football! He loves it though, and it cracks me up seeing him walk around […]

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New glasses and some plain clothes

April 11, 2014
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In the photos I take for this blog, I am usually wearing skirts, and have got the brooches piled on, but actually I mostly don’t dress like that. What you see here is how I dress most days for work – some non-jeans trousers and a plain jumper of shirt. I thought it would be […]

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Easter egg fun!

April 9, 2014
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One of the many things that are different about Britain is that no one dyes eggs for Easter. It’s all very chocolate centric here, with the giving of giant chocolate eggs or lindt bunnies, and the seasonal release of mini eggs, but that’s about it. You cannot actually buy egg dyes in shops here, and […]

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March (and February) happenings

April 7, 2014
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I’ve decided to skip the update on the aims this time, because nothing much has really happened, but here’s what I was up to in March according to instagram. The flowers came out I had some coffee Milo did some painting Milo and Dave slept in the most adorable way ever Milo and I wore […]

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April 6, 2014
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I was disorganised this week and completely neglected to take a picture of Milo for the project 52. The only one I’ve got is this one, which I took mainly to work out the settings on my camera. It was completely overexposed before I attacked it with potatoshop (I chucked every way of darkening at […]

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