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August 1, 2018

Impressive is getting dressed after feeding the baby, making breakfast, giving the baby porridge, feeding the dog, cleaning the porridge out of baby's hair, taking the dog out so she doesn't poo in the house again, changing the nappy, brushing the teeth, feeding again while you drink your now stone cold cup of coffee and realise it's now 3pm and what even is the point in getting dressed anyway?

June 28, 2018

I'd pictured myself writing this blog explaining how easy you can do a camping/climbing trip with a baby, full of useful tips and tricks to lighten the load. Instead I guess you can just learn from our mistakes...

Sandray is a tiny island off the coast of the Isle of Barra, which requires a ferry to Barra and a boat trip to the island itself. It is uninhabited, with beautiful gneiss trad climbing, tropical beaches and a refreshing lack of phone signal. The boat drops you off and picks your up a week later. A pretty idilic spot for a week away. That's if it doesn't rain every. god. damn. day.

I had my reservations about taking 8m/o Bub somewhere so remote. There's no phone reception if she gets ill, I can't quickly dial the health visitor if I get paranoid about something silly, and...

November 8, 2017

I had been dreaming of big moves at the top of the boulder wall, or fighting hard on a sport route only to take a whipper, for the last months of my pregnancy,

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