What was it like to be a blind child in the 1800s and how have life conditions changed since? That’s what the Royal London Society for Blind People, will be exploring in a new online exhibition throughout 2013 as part of their 175th anniversary celebrations.
If 2012 was sponsored by Carlsberg, it would (probably) be my best year yet. I got the birth I wish I'd had with my first born Oliver, with my second son Alexander. A truly joyous elective that had me declar...
Casting director of feature films, shorts, commercials and music videos, working with everyone from Tinnie Tempah to David Beckham and also casting award winning Resident Evil ads and Blind Faith promo, super positive Nicci Topping answers questions for Wonderful Women Wednesday 'The Interview'.
If having a baby wasn't enough to make me realise my first born, Oliver (nearly 3) was no longer a baby, then moving to pre-school imminently has truly cemented it. I looked around the pre-school last week as...
Check out the funny things my kid has been saying..
STOP. EVERYTHING. NOW (yes I'm shouting).
When author and relational psychotherapist Vivien Sabel contacted me on twitter to kindly send me her book The Blossom Method™ - The Revolutionary Way to Communicate With Your Baby from Birth-I was close to having my second child Alexander and thought I'd honestly read enough literature on communicating with babies over the years.
I found this picture of Oliver the other day (then nearly 2) in an adorable little Santa's outfit and thought I'd share it with you! One year is such a long time for toddlers, Oliver has become a lively, independent little chap who wouldn't let me dress him as Santa this year! (Not fair!) I’ll hopefully get one more wear out of it with Baby Alexander then I might have to consider passing it onto someone else or recycling it with other baby clothes.
The lovely folks at bed-e-byes recently sent us a fabulous bedding set for baby Alexander's cot. Named Bramble and Smudge Coverlet 5 piece Bedding Bale, it's the perfect set for his minimalist style nursery (matching his Mama and Papa's mobile) and the cream colour scheme.
Uju Asika is the mum of 2 delicious boys, ages 3 and 6, and the founder of Babes about Town, a city guide and curator of all things cool for kids and families in London and beyond. She’s also a freelance writer, social media consultant and a screenwriter for the hit Nigerian TV soap Tinsel, produced by South African company M-Net and broadcast across 45 countries.
Not The One (below), one but the one your partner/husband/friend with benefits has agreed if you ever meet (which is extremely unlikely) you can -' you know with' or I don't know, at least kiss.
This year, the conifers that have been growing in the garden have become our three small Christmas trees in the home-one for Oliver, one for Alexander and the last for Billy the Cat. Cute right?
Greek roast lamb.
Today is the premier of a new weekly feature on the blog: Wonderful Women Wednesday-The Interview, where questions will be asked of simply awe inspiring women from all walks of life to inform, inspire and entertain.
So a year and a half since the wedding of the century, Kate and Wills have announced via St James Palace that they're expecting a baby- 'a third in line to the throne royal baby' no less- what happy news! It's weirdly making me all broody despite having a 10 week old (I'm blaming the hormones and my babymoon bliss) and if it's affecting me, it will no doubt inspire many others to get procreating as us Brits (and the rest of the world) get totally and utterly swept up in baby fever!
Oliver cracks me up daily. Sometimes I wish I was writing a crazy children's TV series instead of a comedy about warring kebab shop owners...I'd have a lot of material from Mr Comedian I can tell you. Enjoys innit!
Being a new mum is oh so rewarding but it can be challenging too-the recovery from birth, the sleepless nights, the constant stream of advice from everyone and their Nan...the need to feel yourself again......