My first day back at work! Continue reading
Today was the first time I threw a birthday party for my son. Life doesn’t get any better!
Yesterday was a beautiful day. F. had a four-hour (!) nap and I managed to read 100 pages on the beach before I headed back to play with him. When he woke up, he was in a fantastic mood and we had a lovely time with him. Continue reading
Today’s “firsts” aren’t particularly exciting, once again, but they made for a lovely day. Continue reading
I was back on the beach today, once again taking in the endless calm and beauty. The sea was extremely still today, so I tried some skimming… Unfortunately, that’s not one of my fortès, so it seemed better to think of something else to do with all the beautiful flat stones around me. Continue reading
As I said, we’re on holiday now. Like so many times before, we’ve come to Crete. I love this place with all my heart and while I enjoy travelling to new places, I also couldn’t live without coming back here every so often. This year is super special, of course, as it’s the first time I’ve brought F. to this gorgeous island that is like a second home to me.
Slightly delayed post this time, yesterday was a pretty hectic day.
And I could have done without its “first”! We got on a plane early in the morning and I wasn’t feeling to safe anyway when a couple of technicians had to come on board to check some hydraulics light that wasn’t coming on before we were able to take off. (Should you happen to be a pilot: I personally consider it the better tactic not to tell passengers that something was wrong but is ok now – just don’t mention anything being wrong!). I’m not the best flyer anyway, but any deviation from routine can send me over the edge towards panic… And yesterday was the closest I came to panic in a long time – twice!