28km (+ 1 year) later

Do you know the mobile application Timehop? The one where you can log in and see what you were doing the same day a year or more ago? Facebook has a similar ‘memories’ opt-in application, too. These reminders are by varying extent cute or downright spooky, depending on how much you document your life and…

The Evolution of a Bedroom

  In wanting to write this post, I’ve found myself at a crossroads. The number of times I’ve chosen to tell stories about the kids over recent years has dwindled, and this has been a deliberate decision. Of course, I could tell many, many more, but I am conscious of their opinions and worry about…

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Photo taken on our last evening in Venice   For weeks I’ve wondered how I would begin this first post after returning from the trip. Would I open by apologising for the longer absence than I had intended and then list off the excuses why this was the case? Or would I launch straight into…