Backlog: July 2018

By July we'd finally moved in to our new house and unpacked most of our things. We'd also started to explore the town and surrounding area. Em was getting a lot more mobile now – she could crawl quite easily, and was experimenting more and more with standing up. Sometimes she'd make quite a scene of it. July also marked a long heatwave – not a cloud to be seen for weeks on end, so much so that trees and grass were dying. As the month drew to a close, the skies clouded over and the rain came at last, restoring the »

Backlog: June 2018

June feels simultaneously yesterday and years ago. A lot has changed, not least of all Emily, who back then couldn't even crawl. We were also still living in a rented house, too, which we knew wouldn't be enough now that we had Em; plans were in motion, though: we'd decided on our new house and were in the (long, long) process of buying it. »