The party last night was a bit of a disaster. Everyone was told not to eat first because there would be food there but the food was a small pop-up … Continue reading Queues, parties, anxiety, and dad-friendly swimsuits
I’ve lost my voice. I guess it’s a sign of a good party when you can’t talk for the next two days. At the Christmas dinner a couple of years … Continue reading Mother India, Edinburgh
It’s my work Christmas party in Edinburgh tonight and I’m very excited. Last year we went to York and this year there are so many more of us that we’ve split … Continue reading How many outfits can I wear in one day?
About 10.5 years ago I bought a wedding dress to wear to my wedding which was 10 years ago yesterday. However I was 7 months pregnant at the wedding and … Continue reading 10th Anniversary Party
We’re having a party this evening and I ordered Marks and Spencer catering which I collected this morning. The lady in M&S asked me how far away my car was … Continue reading Party preparations!
I work with so many wonderful photographers that I’ve stopped taking photos myself when I’m around them. There are always so many terrific photos that come out afterwards which other … Continue reading Photos from WordCamp Europe 2016
I’m very excited to be attending Word Camp EU in Vienna this week. The lineup of speakers is superb and so many of my coworkers are going that it’ll be like a … Continue reading A Viennese waltz
We’ve just returned from a very enjoyable departmental party at Ben’s work. The pure maths department is very small so it was a small and friendly gathering. There were some other … Continue reading Bicycles, birds, and mathematicians
We’re currently staying at a truly magnificent place in Provence. My sister and her husband have organised a weekend celebration for their wedding rather than just the usual day and … Continue reading Provence
Elizabeth had a great birthday party yesterday. It was fun for the adults too and not without a few mishaps. At one point, Daniel vomited on the coat of one … Continue reading A new year: 2014
On this day, four years ago, Elizabeth was born. In hindsight, it wasn’t very well planned but she was due on the 17th of December and kept us waiting. After … Continue reading Happy birthday, Elizabeth
Street Maintenance Auckland Transport has spent the last week ripping up the footpaths and kerbs on our street and replacing them with new footpaths and kerbs. I can’t think why … Continue reading Road works and Daniel's party
Happy birthday to gorgeous Elizabeth, who turned 3 today! We had a lovely party for her at home with lots of good friends to celebrate with. I made her a … Continue reading Happy birthday, Elizabeth
We buried Zeki in our back yard and planted a fern on the grave. Daniel helped us and was very interested in the process. He does not seem bothered … Continue reading Zeki’s grave and photos