• Family

    Chief Doom – Monger

    I must admit to having not taken Coronavirus seriously in the beginning ‘it will all blow over!’ I insist, rolling my eyes as David or “Chief Doom-monger” as I renamed him, came home…

  • Family

    Me

    It’s been so long since I wrote that I don’t really know where to start so I suppose i’ll start again. My name is Natalie, i’m 36 and married to David, who works…

  • Family

    Stressmas

    We need to talk about Christmas, or Stressmas as I have renamed it. This year I am particularly suffering with the pressure of it all. I haven’t started wrapping and I know that…

  • Family

    Ten

    This week we celebrate our tenth wedding anniversary and in the lead up, I have been thinking about marriage so I thought I would share my thoughts for anybody who is interested. Obviously,…

  • Family

    Cheesy leeks on toast

    ‘Cheesy leeks on toast?! What on earth are you thinking woman?!’ I hear you say. No I know, sounds weird but actually it’s very tasty and one of my favourite lunches now. The…

  • Family

    That time in Australia; the keys.

    Once, not long after we had moved to Australia, David asked for a lift to the train station as he was running late that morning. It was early morning and neither Ruari or…

  • Family,  Food

    Shepherd’s Pie Revisited

    I have never been mad keen on Shepherd’s Pie, having always found it grey and tasteless, with wormy, rubbery mince. I hadn’t made it or eaten it for a good while until we…