Kiki noun. Definition: An assembly or meeting, especially one held for the specific purpose of gossiping or chit-chat. "Let's have a kiki!"

Separation, one year on…

Separation, one year on…

Exactly 365 days ago, my husband, our nearly two-year-old toddler and I handed over the keys to the place we had called home to go our separate ways. It had been a long time coming – our marriage had actually ended a few months earlier following a decade...
Family fun at Lowde Fest 2018

Family fun at Lowde Fest 2018

Moving to the somewhat sleepy village I grew up in after separating from my husband was quite a step back in time. A lot of things have barely changed over the last decade. However, one thing which has changed is that a field only five minutes’ drive from my front...
The breastfeeding debate – what a big boob

The breastfeeding debate – what a big boob

Last week’s news was full of stories and case studies of women who have felt under pressure to breastfeed their babies with calls from midwives for new mums to be given more support when they choose to bottle feed. That old mantra that ‘breast is best’ was trotted...