10 Lessons This Mama Has Learned

So in a week where I managed to miss a girls’ night because I didn’t read the details on the invite properly and came seriously close to using a tube of ear drops to stick my son’s birthday cupcake decorations together, thinking it was a bottle of sugar glue, I thought it a good idea […]

An Indian in Malta

Sitting at Cafe Juliani having a post-pilates cappuccino blogging away. Just looked out the window and there’s an Indian (Sikh to be precise) man who looks so like my dad, smart suit, turban, greying beard and all. Seriously fighting the urge to a) take a picture of him to remind my British /Indian/ Maltese kids […]

Famous Australian TV Chef Causes Lunchbox Envy!

There’s a certain female chef on TV…I won’t say her name cos I’m too damn chicken…she’s Australian though.  I can’t decide whether I love her or hate her.  I think it’s a bit of both.  I love her for the yummy oh-so-simple peach and almond tart she’s introduced into my family’s lives.  I quite liked […]

10 Signs of The Scatty Mama

I’m a scatty Mama. There, I’ve said it.  I wish I wasn’t. But then I guess there was never much hope that the girl who was a confirmed absent-minded daydreamer in her childhood/youth would grow up (using the term ‘grow’ very loosely here as I can just about make it to 4foot 3 in heels […]

Honey I Forgot To Feed The Kids (things celebrity mums don’t do)

You know  you haven’t got this parenting thing right when you decide not to send them homemade lunches today, in favour of buying them hot pizzas at lunchtime.  And then later you sit in your favourite cafe writing a post called 10 Signs of the Scatty Mama  mentally patting yourself on the back for spending […]

You ARE Indian!

So back when she was about five years old, one evening Musical M had just got out of  the shower when she spotted her reflection in the bathroom mirror.  I had wrapped a towel around her damp hair which made her look like she was wearing a turban (like my Sikh father). “Ooh Mummy” she […]

Mama’s Got A Brand New Blog

You can always trust your sister for good advice.  One of my siblings suggested I start a blog.  So being a firm believer in “why do today what you can put off until tomorrow?” I did just that…and put it off for 3 years. Then more and more friends who had been reading my facebook […]

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