Tag Archives: pregnancy

Waiting

Phew – Storm Imogen has just swept by! It feels like it hasn’t stopped raining this winter. Yet, there are signs of returning life. Daffodils are out in my pots at the front of the house and the birds are … Continue reading

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Connected at last

Finally we have Internet at the new house and I can blog again properly. I do remember the days before the Internet but find it hard to remember how we managed. I certainly wouldn’t have imagined myself writing a blog, … Continue reading

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NOT nesting

I hate the word nesting. I don’t mind it being applied to birds in spring because they are actually building nests but when it’s applied to pregnant women it makes me irate. It’s mostly because I don’t want it to … Continue reading

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Winding down

Rain is pattering down on the kitchen window and three rooks are rooting around in the newly spread compost in the garden. After tonight there will only be two life drawing classes until the end of term. I am winding … Continue reading

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Children in Scotland

I was chuffed to bits that an illustration of mine was used in an article about the Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution in the March issue of the Children in Scotland magazine. Children in Scotland is the national agency for … Continue reading

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Seasonal Scrapbook

A spring baby meant it was a bit silly to try and keep up with my usual vegetable garden activities this year. I could just imagine sensitive young plants dying of neglect while I tried to manage all the extra … Continue reading

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Morning sickness

At first Little Owl was quite perplexed by my Morning Sickness (read All-day Sickness). She would grab my shoulder and ask me what I was looking for down the toilet. Now she just quietly shuts the bathroom door on me … Continue reading

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Expecting

Are you all still there? Did you survive the storm? Apart from it being a bit blustery here yesterday we knew nothing of it. We listened to the radio in awe as reports came in from the south of double … Continue reading

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‘Drink Me’

This weekend we traveled south to Oxfordshire for a wedding. The hedgerows were full of blossoming hawthorne. The season is much further on than in Scotland. Heavy laden hawthorne always reminds me of a section of the Leeds-Liverpool canal where Big Dreamer and … Continue reading

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