• That was the weekend that was
  • That was our Chiswick weekend that was – The Snowman, Christmas PJs and Turning Nine

    This weekend was a very special weekend in the Chiswick Mum household as my darling baby turned nine – just a couple of days before Christmas celebrations start on 1 December. Nine I tell you! When I started blogging he was only four! I’ve been ricocheted by a whole rollercoaster of emotions (I don’t think […]

  • film
  • The Lego Movie

    How good was the Lego Movie? Mega stupendously good actually. It really was. Why haven't they made this film years ago? I loved every minute. I loved the in-jokes about lego. I loved the way it appealed to kids but had a level of jokes that could be enjoyed on an adult level. For goodness' […]

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  • The winter nights fly by

    There's something wonderfully soothing about the long march into winter. Maybe it's the pockets of light that are cast onto the pavements by windows without their curtains drawn, displaying little pockets of domesticity to nosey parkers like me. I love to peek into windows. Piano music dumped on top of a piano, someone pottering about […]

  • Chiswick family life
  • Ode to Autumn

    Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness. That's how Keats described it. And although we've had more sunshine than mists this autumn, it has certainly brought a calm mellowness with it. It's our time to start battening down the hatches and prepare for winter. We slow down. Eat heartier food. Switch the fire on. Add hot […]