Category shopping

For Pip: shampoo

I keep meaning to do a round up post of all the products that I love for Pip, in case anyone is looking for present ideas, baby shower ideas, or just shopping recommendations. Swanky toiletries are one of my favourite presents to give – I don’t think I’ve met anyone who doesn’t like the idea […]

What to wear: Autumn maternity

no, i’m not pregnant again but i know a fair few of you are, so i wanted to share these. i wrote about Hatch maternity before, back when i was pregnant, but they were the wrong season for me to get the most of them when i didn’t really have the funds. i saw today […]

27 (or, check out these mousie booties)

A friend came to visit at the end of last week. A welcome distraction in a week of ups and downs, which I may reflect on in a later post. She brought with her a beautiful present for Pip, which I had to share as I thought it was such a great idea for a […]


Today we decided to have a London Sunday as if I wasn’t pregnant. First thing, we hopped on a bus and made our way to the Columbia Flower Market in Hoxton, where we sat in the garden of a gallery and drank coffee and ate pastries, before wandering around the market itself and pottering in […]

Labour and Wait

If only I was referring to my state of being. Actually, Labour and Wait is a design shop filled with the most beautiful of old fashioned style household items. If money was no object at all, I think the enamel bucket above would have made a nice nappy bucket. Instead, we bought an enormous 16 […]


Apparently Jools Oliver is designing a range if baby clothes and bedding for Mothercare. She has a “passion” for designing baby clothes, according to the Daily Mail. Let’s put it this way. If her clothes designing skills are in any way comparable to her writing skills, I won’t be buying any of them.

Continuing getting organised

Thank you for all your amazing and helpful comments on my previous post. Marto and I went though all the baby things we have accumulated so far. We put some aside to wash and pack up to keep aside, just in case we have to go to the hospital, and so they don’t get packed […]