Last month, we celebrated our 15th wedding anniversary. Most of the time I feel our life just plods on, so the slightly startling fact that we'd been plodding on longer than Facebook, Netflix and (most people's access to) digital photography seemed worth celebrating. We had a lovely couple of days … [Read more...] about THE SILENT ANNIVERSARY: CELEBRATING MARRIAGE IN A CULTURE OF RELATIONSHIP BREAKDOWN
Investing in parenting means investing in our marriage or relationship. I hope the following resources offer some hope and encouragement to you as you seek to strengthen this important bond in your family set-up.
This is our breadmaker, and it is 13 years old today. Through four different homes, it has consistently produced beautiful, fresh loaves, as well as pizza dough, ciabatta, focaccia and numerous other variants. To me, it has always been a total miracle of a machine: the fact you can tip in seven … [Read more...] about HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BREADMAKER! (OUR MARRIAGE IS 13 TODAY)
Last week, I turned ten. Or - more precisely - Lucy Rycroft turned ten. Lucy Baynes had existed for twenty-something years before, but on 13 July 2002 she became a Rycroft. Here's a picture of us looking young. Last Friday was a good day of celebrating. Coincidentally, we happened to be in the … [Read more...] about LUCY RYCROFT IS TEN