The sleeping man: Our Time of Gifts week 14

My three-year-old son and I, walking through central London. Covent Garden, to be precise. One-thirty in the afternoon. Austin: [tee hee]: Mummy, that man’s sleeping…

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"Swinging dick" or life of domesticity? Our Time …

Once upon a time, a little girl dreamed of being a lawyer. Or a doctor, a scientist, a writer, a vet. She did well at…

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Silent Sunday

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A round of a claw – month six, September 2013

Our monthly round-up of Austin and Gwen’s milestones includes something common to most of you parents out there: a first day back at school. happy…

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Sharing – is it quids-in for parents? Our Time of Gifts …

The overwhelming answer is, yes. It’s estimated that the average parents spend £327 on clothes for their one-year-olds. Not us: I’ve scratched my head thinking…

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Things you never knew were dangerous….

until you had kids. If you thought taking a job interview was anxiety-provoking, then try having small children to put it into perspective. From the…

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Pears, pears, pears (and a few crab-apples)

I have Streetbank, the neighbourhood sharing website, to thank for helping me concoct this week’s gift. A few weeks ago, I put out a note…

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A round of a claw, August (and a bit of …

Regular readers of this blog will have noticed the Pigeons and I have been a little quiet of late. The Summer holiday took its toll…

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Brrr-cha: looking for the signs of Autumn

Over the last week, the heavens have suddenly draped a blanket of chill across these parts. It feels as though Summer is nearing its end.…

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