October, the month the leaves dropped from the tree at the end of our garden scattering a burnt orange confetti all over the floor. We dug out the woolies and bonnets and enjoyed the last of the flowers before the garden went to sleep for another season. Elsie started going to school nursery, the photo I took of her on her first day outside our front door of her crossed legs and big grin makes me smile. She was so excited to get in there and has settled in so beautifully. I took the kid’s to the cottage during half term. We visited the Walled Nursery and carved pumpkins and spent afternoons on the beach throwing pebbles into the sea. And right at the end of the month, a little bear and a fairy sat on my bed before we went trick or treating with friends, returning home with way more sweeties than any child could possibly eat. Here’s Octobers month in pictures…
If, like me, you have an untreated wooden dining table, this simple wood butter will soon become a staple in your cleaning cupboard. . . .
Last November I took a little trip to Marrakesh with my mum and sister. It was the first time I'd been away without my husband or the . . .