The Less-Refined Mind

Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday #71

It’s that time again already – almost the weekend! Which for the majority of my readers means it’s very nearly time to not have a day off, and not have a lay in. *Smiles wryly* It’s also the time of the week I take a moment to muse on my fortuity and count my blessings (here’s why if you missed week #1). Here are a few more reasons I have been  ...

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Photography

Living Arrows 25/52

“You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth” Kahlil Gibran I adore this photo. I have this thing about baby feet, as well as black and white. It’s basically impossible to make a b+w photo of baby feet look bad. I’m quite sure our little Elfin Angel has inherited my feet, which means ambitious toes,  ...

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Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday #70

It’s that time again already – almost the weekend! Which for the majority of my readers means it’s very nearly time to not have a day off, and not have a lay in. *Smiles wryly* It’s also the time of the week I take a moment to muse on my fortuity and count my blessings (here’s why if you missed week #1). Here are a few more reasons I have been  ...

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Reviews

Babystyle Oyster 2 Review

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a long time. A really long time. I don’t even know how long I’ve had my Oyster 2 pushchair now, but it must be around two years – and even a year ago I told my husband that meant I couldn’t possibly photograph it for a review because it was not looking its best. Of course, he made me see sense  ...

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Photography

Living Arrows 24/52

“You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth” Kahlil Gibran So this happened on Wednesday night! At exactly 39 weeks our little Elfin Angel decided she was ready to join the Devil Pixie. It may well be wishful thinking but I’m hoping her blog name will turn out to be preemptive…  I thought about  ...

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Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday #69

It’s that time again already – almost the weekend! Which for the majority of my readers means it’s very nearly time to not have a day off, and not have a lay in. *Smiles wryly* It’s also the time of the week I take a moment to muse on my fortuity and count my blessings (here’s why if you missed week #1). Here are a few more reasons I have been  ...

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Family and Parenting

What Family Means to Me #familymadesimple

As I write, I’m 38 weeks pregnant exactly – two days past the point I was when Pixie was born. And it’s really made me think a lot about family: I’m about to recreate the once typical – but surely now atypical – traditional ‘nuclear family’. And yet if ever there’s been a time that I’ll need to educate my little ones about  ...

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