How We Chose Our Daughter’s Name

One of the most exciting things about expecting a baby is getting to pick a name! Some people have their names picked out all along and others wait till they set eyes on their baby before settling on a name. For me, I never had specific names in mind, but what I knew for sure…

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In Her Eyes: Chapter 21 & 22

To say that my birthday/engagement party was the celebration I had been missing out on all these years is an understatement! The Brownstone hadn’t seen so much activity, people and laughter since Robert and I were children! As we circle the room and socialise with some of our closest family and friends, I am overwhelmed…

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RnR Book Review: Where We Belong

I came across this book while visiting my mother’s, if I’m being honest, I needed something to fill the time; asking her if it was worth the read, she couldn’t remember, so I decided I needed to find out for myself. Glutton for punishment and all. I had vaguely heard of this author and I…

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My Faves: Animals

I was looking through my repertoire and realised that I had a lot of animal shots, some because I had cats and they are easy prey for cute shots, but also because they don’t away when you point a camera at them! “Hairy Cow”- 2011I took this shot in Sterling, Scotland, we took a detour…

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RnR Interview: Akua Mode/ Helen

Smart, witty, quirky, funny and wise beyond her years. I first came across Akua Mode through R2. Akua Mode and her sister both attend the same church as R2, and its interesting to see the role that faith plays in their lives through their individual blogs and how that rings through in their everyday lives.…

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Swooning over Statement Made Jewellery

We first came across this brand on Twitter Statemjewellery, due to the catchy articles they posted, but also their gorgeous jewellery! It took us a bit of time to get our hands on their jewellery though, because I (R1) was out of the country, visiting R2 and family when I agreed to give a review…

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I Wonder…

I wonder if you realise the pain you cause me, When you brush me aside so callously, Every time I take the time to tell you something, And you barely pay attention, I wonder if you realise the pang it shoots through me, When I offer myself, And you barely notice or even still- shoot…

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Why I Am No Longer Ashamed of Being A Divorcee

I realise upon writing this blog post, that the title might come as a shock to some of my close friends and some family members- that’s mainly because it’s been one of the biggest secrets I have held on to in my life. I wish I could say it wasn’t a highly kept secret or…

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