Monthly Archives: May 2014

Any Other Photo {Carly and Mark}

*FATHER OF THE BRIDE KLAXON* I am loving Carly’s AOP so hard and not only for the FotB reference. Non-pro photo submissions are some of my favourites when it comes to AOP, the love and glee just seems extra sharp and shiny… and this from the superbly elegant and totally knock-out Carly is no exception. [...]

Categories: Any Other Photo
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Overheard in New York City

We’ve just come back from a month in New York.  I still can’t believe we’ve been and gone.  It all happened so fast.  One day I said it’s not fair that they’re taking you away from Ellie for a month when she’s so small.  The next day I said yes, yes I’d like to go [...]

Categories: Travel, Written By Anna
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The tale of the hairy midwife

We have a birth story for you today, readers. A brilliantly written (obviously – it’s by Fee!), sweet, bloomin’ hilarious read with the loveliest, most deserved happy ending. Enjoy. It all began on a Friday. Cervical suture removed, induction started, induction continued all weekend, induction branded a colossal failure on Sunday afternoon. Alternatives are being [...]

Categories: Becoming a Mother, Uncategorized
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A woman’s work is never done

Today, Siobhan talks about the aspects of building a life together that are considered ‘the woman’s job’.  It goes much deeper than the washing up.  I’m alternating between my hackles rising at the thought of me being the more “social” part of my marriage because I’m a woman,  and wondering whether that actually is the [...]

Categories: Marriage, Politics and Feminism
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Weekend Wonderings

It was my birthday yesterday – thank you to everyone on Twitter and Instagram who wished me a lovely day and to those who good old fashioned text and phoned and birthday carded me… I was a very loved, lucky 27 (wahhhhh!) year old yesterday. It was also International Family Day apparently. So, because it’s a beautiful [...]

Categories: Weekend Wonderings
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The end of one journey and the beginning of another

To be a parent is to essentially be responsible for a whole other life – you know it won’t be easy all the time but that’s ok, because you’re in control. Aren’t you? Despite that enormous responsibility, or perhaps in spite of it, there is very little you can actually control as a parent. The [...]

Categories: Becoming a Mother, Health
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The Biggest And Most Expensive Mistake I Ever Made

Morning, readers… And welcome to a brand new week.  Today we have a post from the marvellous Naomi Liddell,  the brains and talent behind Rocked By Life (if you don’t have this bookmarked, do it now.  There’s some beauty on that there blog).  This post is about what happens when you realise the path you’ve followed isn’t [...]

Categories: Life Experience, Money and Career
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Weekend Wonderings

  This is all I’ve got for you today, readers.  Ellie keeps flailing around and hitting the keyboard from my lap making typing English a challenge. But it’s undeniably true,  no? Happy weekend, one and all.

Categories: Weekend Wonderings
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Any Other Photo {Kathryn}

It’s such a joy to have Any Other Photo back, and what a wonderful one to come back with. Kathryn’s submission had us at ‘Roald Dahl’ – I think you’ll all agree the write up is as beautiful as Kathryn herself. (That dress! Those flowers! The LOVE!) Thanks to this photo, I remember 4 magical [...]

Categories: Any Other Photo
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Behind closed doors: peeling off the label

At Any Other Woman, you can talk about anything. Anything you want at all. Any subject, any time. We are proud to be able to provide that platform for you, it makes our hearts sing. But we do understand that sometimes there are topics that are too sensitive, too divisive, simply too hard to write about [...]

Categories: Behind Closed Doors, Health
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