• Frankie’s Birth – Labour Story

    My due date was estimated to be Friday 13th November 2015, finding out at 17 weeks that I was pregnant and without having a period for over a year his due date was worked out by estimation from his size at the scan on the day we found out – How…

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    Mal-Pampered

    I honestly can’t remember the last time I had my hair cut or coloured, I don’t think it was even this year and what are we in August? I am sure it was this time last year maybe even longer than that! My split ends have split ends and what…

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    Dog & Pheasant, Colchester

    Frankie had a hospital appointment up in Colchester (Frankie’s & the pre-op) and despite the sat nav saying otherwise we had over an hour to kill before we needed to be there so we decided to go for lunch first. After asking for recommendations of somewhere to eat with a…

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    Frankie’s & the pre-op

    Yesterday we had to attend Colchester Hospital for a pre-op appointment for Frankie who is having orchiopexy surgery next month. Orchiopexy (or orchidopexy) is a surgery to move an undescended (cryptorchid) testicle into the scrotum and permanently fix it there. Orchiopexy typically also describes the surgery used to resolve testicular…

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    The Dick Turpin, Wickford (A127)

    I’ve been coming to The Dick Turpin for years for birthday dinners & cheap meals as it’s just up the road from us so if I meet the girls for a drink at a neutral point, celebrate a family birthday and we don’t want to drive and now more so…

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