This week I’ve felt so full inside because it’s Winston’s birthday today! He turns 3. I’ve tried all week to hide my excitement so he wouldn’t keep asking me about it, but it was mighty hard. Everybody seems to say that years fly by but I don’t feel that way. I feel like time has been kind to us and allowed steadiness. Pathetically I’ve cried a few times – in recognition that there is no going back. He is a proper little boy – one with a voice, opinions, wants, actions and demands. It’s completely amazing, but he’s growing up and I’m not quite ready to move on. I love this picture of him when he was a couple of days old. It was taken when I was still in complete naivety to the ups and downs of parenthood. When I think of those whirlwind first few weeks it makes me chuckle.
My half marathon training schedule, which I should be feeling excited about but can’t get motivated about. I ran a marathon nearly two years ago now and long runs just seem so long ago. I found the marathon awful, but we did find out I was pregnant with Ru the day after so there is a positive! Now I just do the occasional Park Run or treadmill session as I much prefer to do weights and ab work. I will need to dust off my running shoes within the next week or so though. I’m psyching myself up for it.
This is definitely my worst offering every single week. The only thing I have watched this week is ‘Panorama: What Britain Wants’. It explores whether politics can really offer what the people of Britain want. A big part of it this week explored love and how the breakdown of the family unit and community is creating unhappiness and loneliness. It’s a four part series that I’ll be catching up on when I get the chance.
Julia Donaldson’s ‘The Troll’ has been in our car this week and it’s sending me just a tad crazy. I haven’t heard much else and Winston
encourages forces me to sing along. Other than that I’ve really noticed the birds chattering wildly most evenings. Another reminder that Spring is almost upon us.
My sewing machine has been out every night this week making various birthday related items. At the moment Winston spends hours and hours ‘fixing things’ so we decided to get him a tool set. The apron that came with it was a bit flimsy, so I made him one earlier in this week. W helped choose the fabrics, without knowing what it was for! I can’t wait for him to see it.
I’ve worn stripes this week along with my usual uniform of black skinnies and ankle boots. It’s been a little warmer so I’ve been able to forgo a coat some days and head out in my crazy tassled coatigan.
This burnt orange midi skirt was £5.99 in the ZARA sale last Saturday and I absolutely love it. I’m a huge fan of the midi and I love it with the stripes.
Jared doesn’t often buy me random presents, but when he does, he gets it right. He returned home from skiing with some perfume – Miss Dior, and I’ve been wearing it lots.
I made some felt party hats for Winston’s birthday and I’ll be putting together a tutorial for this shortly. Sometimes I feel like my blog is so random – seriously!
Have a really lovely weekend!
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