I think it's safe to say we were both nervous of cruising on the Thames. Not only because of the sheer size of it, but also because it runs through our capital and some of it is tidal and therefore requires extra onboard equipment, and we are beginners in this world. We settled back into … Continue reading The Mighty Thames
Your body was in the exact state it needed to be in to create and nurture a successful pregnancy. I'll make no secret of the fact that I have struggled quite severely with my weight and body image all of my adult life. I have fallen into the diet trap and therefore seen myself at … Continue reading Putting My Demons Aside: Dealing With Body Image In Pregnancy
After getting used to life on the River Wey, we were both filled with both excitement and apprehension about going onto the big bold Thames. The Thames has both tidal and non-tidal parts to it and we were intending on going on the non-tidal part this time (we are not equipped with what is needed … Continue reading The Wey To The Thames – Transitioning From Countryside To City
A question people sometimes ask is how a big steel boat or ship can float on water. At first glance it’s almost as mysterious as how jumbo jets can fly. The answer I always give is that it’s because of gravity. Boats float because of gravity. This has caused reactions from puzzlement to arguments about … Continue reading How Metal Boats Float
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When we finally decided we were definitely going to go for the canal life I had some queries and concerns. As a lot of these have also been asked by friends and relatives I thought I'd note them down. How Can You Safely Raise A Baby On A Boat? This is a question I got … Continue reading But What About…Queries and Worries I Had About Canal Boat Life
"Would you like to join the fast track queue, Miss? Because you're pregnant?" This question was posed to me by a member of staff while Ed and I waited in line to purchase some fast food during a short break in France that we took. After politely correcting the lady - I am not pregnant … Continue reading I’m Pregnant! Discovering The Truth And Breaking The News