This is us

Hello! Remember us? Yes, we're still here (not the here of that photo above though, that was at the Green Man festival in August when Dilly and I desperately needed haircuts and Ted had the coolest shorts on site). I don't feel like I can say anything further on here without some kind of catch …

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On parenthood 

Neglected though this blog is, I love to write. But I often need a kick up the bum to do it. So when I saw a competition on the excellent Motherland site, I knew I had to enter. I had a good feeling about my chances and it turns out I was right. I won …

Clear communication

Ted is non verbal. That means he has no words. But that doesn't mean he can't communicate. Far from it. He makes choices by looking at things, and he has a wide range of expressions from super excited to heartbreakingly sad. But recently, he has been using sounds to communicate his feelings. It began with …

Hello to 2015

The trouble with a neglected blog is that when you do get around to that long-awaited post, it's hard to know what to say. The weight of expectation sits heavy on my shoulders. In my head there is the pressure to deliver the kind of blog it's worth waiting four months for. Or I could just …

Ted turns two

What a few weeks it's been! Ted had his second birthday (much less depressing than his first) on 7th October and, like the Queen, had two celebrations. Well, three really. Two huge shindigs and a little tea party for the Warminster crew on the day itself. The star of the show was this wonderful spotty Mr …