Pensive Moments

One (possibly) mother, to another. A split second connection. A knowing nod, half a smile. If only we’d slow down to listen where no words can match up.

Begin at the Beginning

Each of them were profound and true to their characters. Peculiar but so certain. That must come from strong beginnings. In a very Alice mood, I accompanied my toddler to her first Mehndi, yet I want her to analyse everything the way she seems to be internalising it, never following the crowd but only her heart.
“I don’t think…” then you shouldn’t talk, said the Hatter”

Ripe Old Sassy Mama!

5 Myths about Older Parents Debunked, 5 FACTS about being an Older Parent I absolutely adore. Won’t have had things another way in a million years.

Dear HS…

A letter to myself a year from now. What would I like to remember, what’s better forgotten.

Ravioli Kinda Summer Day

Pasta is perhaps the Momma of Comfort food. Something about a good pasta is like being hugged by an Italian Grandma with a Good Mushroom Sauce bubbling in a pot somewhere close. How I learned to make filled pasta at Jamie Oliver’s Cookery School.