Photo mine, from a very child-free Italian holiday Has the impossible happened and you have found yourself unexpectedly possessed of a chunk of child-free time? Are you standing frozen, mouth agape, utterly bemused about what to do next? Fear not! Presenting for your perusal the ultimate hierarchy of child-free activities! 10. Staring at a blank … Continue reading Child-free Activities: a Hierarchy
My name is Caitlin and I’m a procrastinator. I want to say a recovered procrastinator, but in my darkest moments I fear that real recovery will forever be beyond me.
My hatred of going to the hairdresser’s stretches a long way back.
I’m sure there was a point in my life when the prospect of going on holiday didn’t fill me with an all-consuming dread. I definitely recall there was a time when it was enjoyable, exciting even, to speculate over where to go and then look at lots of over-filtered sunny pictures in the process of … Continue reading The hell that is holiday planning
Playgroups vs classes - where not to find your new best parent friend To be at home with a small child is to inhabit quite a different world to the one you used to move through. It probably involves a great deal more discussion of, and close involvement with, bodily fluids of all types and … Continue reading Tribes of Babyland
Dear reader, I write from north of the wall, at great distance from the capital where I lived, loved and ate brunch for nine years. It may surprise you to learn that connection to the internet is even possible outside of London and yet I am here to report that life does indeed go on … Continue reading Leaving London: a survival guide