Comptoir Libanis - Decor

Lunch At Comptoir Libanis

Lunch At Comptoir Libanis It was my sister’s birthday and as we both work in the city centre, I took her to lunch at Comptoir Libanis. It recently opened in Grand Central in Birmingham and is a stone’s throw from our  offices. The first Comptoir Libanis restaurant opened in London in 2008. There are several…

Living Arrows - The kids explore the maize

A-maze-ing (Living Arrows)

A-maze-ing (Living Arrows) Welcome back to my photo adventure, Living Arrows, which is about celebrating childhood. The project originally took it’s name from a poem by Kahlil Gibran, “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”. I’ll share photos of both Shalini and Shivam from our week. These will be simple…

Slaying Dragons - The Castle walls are projected onto in the second act

Slaying Dragons At Warwick Castle

Slaying Dragons At Warwick Castle We were invited to Warwick Castle this week to watch the new evening show. Dragon Slayer is on for selected dates throughout the summer with the last show on Bank Holiday Monday. I haven’t been out much lately due to some health issues. I thought it would be a great way…

My Big Bash at 40 - I pose for a photo

My Big Bash At 40

My Big Bash At 40 I’ve already written a few posts around my 40th birthday. The first was about how to dress for my age. If you missed it, you can read it here. The second post was a diary piece I wrote on the eve of the big day, which you can read here.…

Monopoly Mad - Shalini hands cash reluctantly over to Shivam

Monopoly Mad (The Ordinary Moments)

Monopoly Mad (The Ordinary Moments) This is the second week taking part in Living Arrows. The project celebrates the ordinary moments – or the not so ordinary some weeks too. I’ve really found my footing and am enjoying my blogging journey so far. I’m seven months in and I love documenting everything that affects us – the…

Shalini and Shivam get ready for a water fight

A Garden Day (Living Arrows)

A Garden Day (Living Arrows) I’m starting another photo adventure called Living Arrows, which is about celebrating childhood. The project originally took it’s name from a poem by Kahlil Gibran, “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”. I’ll share a few photos of both Shalini and Shivam from our week.…

Shiv curves the ball into the goal

Football Fever (The Ordinary Moments)

Football Fever (The Ordinary Moments) I’ve decided I’m going to join in on an adventure that’s been running for years by fellow parent bloggers – but is very new for me. I’ve only been blogging since January and now that I’ve found my footing, it’s a project I’m really excited about joining in with. The project…

Sukh on the beach in Rio with the Olympic symbol

My Single Parent Test

My Single Parent Test My husband Sukh and I often go away for work. Even though my trips are shorter – no more than ten days at a time – they’re more frequent. Read about my recent trip to Mumbai here. Sukh’s first work trip abroad came in the summer of 2016 when he went to…