Sepsis: Hugo’s story WARNING: Contains a graphic account of our experience with sepsis and may be triggering for some readers.

Sepsis: Hugo’s story                                 WARNING: Contains a graphic account of our experience with sepsis and may be triggering for some readers.

This little face is the face of a sepsis survivor. This photo was taken of my son, Hugo, at nine months old, the day following one of the scariest 24 hours of my life. Although, if it hadn't been for the cannula still in his arm, you would have never been able to tell, I had almost [...]

The Chase Market, Wimbledon

The Chase Market, Wimbledon

A brand new weekly farmers' market has opened in Wimbledon and my family couldn't be more excited! Starting today the market will be on every Sunday from 10am-3pm and features loads of fresh produce, baked good, flowers, books, jewellery, food stalls and more! We arrived around 12.30 and the market was in full swing! There was [...]

Pumpkin Spice Crumb Cake

Pumpkin Spice Crumb Cake

September is the beginning of pumpkin (and Great British Bakeoff!) season and what better way to start feeling all warm and cosy than with my Pumpkin Spice Crumb Cake and a cup of tea! Ingredients •3 eggs, lightly beaten • 125g dark brown sugar • 225g sifted self raising flour • 75g olive oil •1tsp [...]

A tale of two births: Isla’s story

A tale of two births: Isla’s story

My pregnancy with Isla was quite unremarkable really. I had a touch of morning sickness at the beginning but nothing out of the ordinary, which was such a relief after being so incredibly nauseous for the first 16 weeks with Hugo. The second trimester was absolutely fine and virtually flew by while I continued to [...]

Hypnobirthing & Me

Hypnobirthing & Me

by: Elida Zeilerbauer @hypnobirthingandme The word ‘hypnobirthing’ is often misunderstood. Hypnobirthing is both an approach to antenatal education and a set of tools and techniques that women and their birth partners can use during pregnancy to help reframe the way they feel about giving birth and to release any fear or anxiety they feel about [...]

Barrafina, London

Barrafina, London

My husband and I have spent a lot of time in Spain, a country which has captured both our hearts and our tastebuds! Before we had children, you could regularly find us sampling pinxos in San Sebastian, touring the vineyards of Rioja or the bodegas of Jerez or perhaps lazily wandering from bar to bar [...]