Category Archives: kids

the calm of Nordic Bakery

The month has passed and, as of today, the Smalls are safely packed off to school once again.  And I can sit here in a little silence and work/write/read/doodle.  Yes, all is well in the world again – says the … Continue reading

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sink or swim

All over the country you’ll find Mothers On Steroids.  Rushing her poor little darlings this way and that in some over-charged effort to make them THE BEST at everything.  Meanwhile, there are mothers like me who try not to be … Continue reading

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freedom of paint with Cass Art

An artist  I am NOT.  But I do love mucking around with paints, brushes, pens and some really thick white paper.  It’s the feeling I get, you see, each time I start something new.  A blank piece of paper which … Continue reading

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Restaurant review: Barnyard

Just about everything describing Barnyard, the latest opening in London, W1, appealed.  Home-cooking, no booking, small plates (for Smalls), wings-waffles-shakes, a properly rusty interior to photograph and the name Ollie Dabbous.  I was sold – and seeing as we’re mid-Easter … Continue reading

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