Life

2019-12-21

The journey of a candle

I have very vivid memories of buying this candle, years and years ago. I lived in northeast London, I was…

2019-12-14

Snippets from the week

What a week. We have the kids every other week and in some wild way, those weeks are the calm…

2019-12-08

The things I think about

When I asked to join JWHF I thought about all the amazing things I’d write about. I even wrote a…

2019-12-02

A DIY advents calendar of little love letters

I didn’t always love Christmas. For many years I didn’t. I associated it with feeling abandoned and lonely, even when…

2019-12-01

Finally December!

What a weekend! It’s as though the weather gods decided to play nice all of a sudden, after having given…

2019-11-18

A hazy November through the eyes of my phone

Time is the biggest paradox at the moment. The days seem to move slowly, but the weeks go by like…

2019-11-16

Sweden in November

It is *dark*. Very dark. I’ve gone through the past month like a zombie. I described it to a friend…

2019-11-15

My favourite fathers’ day

I didn’t grow up with my father. We didn’t find out about each other’s existence until I was 13, and…

2019-11-11

My birthday party through the lenses of five disposable cameras

I turned 30 in September and there was no 30-year crisis in sight. Not just because I happen to share…

2019-11-09

A Brexit party like no other

Louise and Harry, two of many expat friends I’ve made since moving to Malmö, threw a Brexit Halloween party last…