This is my first day alone with the baby. I Had a mini breakdown in the middle of the night wondering how the hell I’m going to cope. If it’s not child one waking up it’s the other & when they settle down it’s Matt’s snoring! I’m have to remind myself that this is the… Continue reading Alone with the baby. What Do I Do?
Plain and simple, this is the most beautiful drive I have ever been on in my life, in Beautiful Andalucia. This is in Sierra De Las Nieves Natural Park. We met with friends one day who lived up in Ronda and we met at Ronda & they drove us into the mountains. it was a… Continue reading A Drive Through Beautiful Andalucia With an IPhone
I’ve been working on the charity website for BFest Wales. What is this you ask? – My sister in law has decided to take part in the Saigon to Angkor Wat Bike ride in 2014 to raise money for charity. Check the poster here The Challenge. This challenge entails cycling 450kms past plantations, across waterways… Continue reading Miss Saigon. Charity Ride for BFest Wales
I know I haven’t written anything really since the zinio post. Time for a creative update. The Truth is, you get busy and then your own projects always seem to come last. For the last year at least I’ve been thinking almost every day about where I’m heading creatively and continuing to work on projects… Continue reading A Creative Update. What I’ve been working on lately.
This June, Matt, Isla and I flew out to Chicago to meet our internet besties April and Ray. AKA the Knoureks. When we decided to try for Isla, I joined a few online forums, one of which was baby bump. There I met a group of ladies some of whom I have remained good pen… Continue reading When The Wilkinsons met the Knoureks
Hooray for us! We were married on the 19th September at Kalithea Springs, Rhodes. It was a brilliant family event attended by the five of us, my mum, Matts mum & dad, Dan, Pam & Helen. So, I am now officially a Wilkinson. We spent two weeks in an all inclusive resort. I ate and drank… Continue reading We Are Mr & Mrs Wilkinson
We have moved house. This is really Our first home together. Well Ok, we already had a home, but that house had so many bad memories attached to it as well as the good ones. We had an opportunity to purchase this house which is a new build, away from the main road, so It… Continue reading We have moved house
This is going to be a very short post. It’s been exhausting. Our daughter Isla Simone Minnie Wilkinson was born at 10.42am on Tuesday January 3rd and we love her more than words can say. After a miserable pregnancy, It was a difficult delivery. I had booked a home birth. After my water broke at… Continue reading Isla Simone Minnie | Welcome to the world Isla
Im writing this post to say a happy sweet sixteen to my eldest son. Despite my agonising SPD we still managed tho throw him a great house party. What Makes a Happy Sweet Sixteen? It’s always a bit crappy for David because his birthday falls on December 13th, twelve days before Christmas. Trying to find a… Continue reading Happy Sweet Sixteen David!
We are having a baby girl! I just wanted to write a quick update here about life and our baby girl news. Things are going as well as they can be! In May, We went to London for our first anniversary, yes Matthew and I have been together for a full year now, I can… Continue reading Baby Girl
Always love your mother, you’ll never get another. So, earlier this year, I wanted a romantic Valentines Day with Matthew and so I booked one in York. When your fella decides he has to work instead and cancels valentine’s day, what do you do? I thought I would treat my mum instead. My mum is… Continue reading Valentine’s Day with my Best Love, My Mum
Today I was on Facebook, and I saw that Computer Arts had a subscription. Since there was a few months missing from my pile, I decided to jump right in and buy it. I’m thinking about being creative. as soon as the transaction went through, I realised I hadn’t subscribed to my favourite creative magazine… Continue reading Computer Arts Online Subscription.
2010 turned out to be the best Christmas I remember since being a child. We were just really festive. So, We kicked off with the Christmas markets in Manchester, I just love the markets in Manchester. We literally go and buy a big pile of Chorizo every year and then spend the next couple of… Continue reading Christmas At Wilkinson Manor
Well, the Trip Festival came and went. It was one of the best weekends of my life. Here’s the story for posterity. Arriving at The Trip I arrived on a Thursday night. I put my huge tent up all alone, met up with Mam and Adam. Then I grabbed some grub and managed to get… Continue reading Why The Trip Festival was the best trip ever
So today was stressful. I tried and I tried and I tried to get the essay done for my interview for my secondary pgce at Edge Hill I was grinding my teeth, staring blankly at a monitor and things like that. I think I had it all finished by around eleven thirty. Even then i had a… Continue reading Secondary School Teacher Training
Today I went to deliver the Salford Star with Stephen Kingston and we were caught up in the frenzy of pompous suited and booted political types who didn’t want to look at our lovely magazine about the common man. We Met Tony Benn and Alastair Darling. Alistair Darling’s bodyguard thrust us aside. We bumped into… Continue reading I promise I didn’t throw eggs at John Prescott