Little Lessons

Reading School Reports Is Like Being Reintroduced To My Kids

Oh, hello, annoying little person I made. It seems I am not doing a completely shit job of raising you. Here, have your first glass of wine to help me celebrate!

Kid vs Car: Why I Need To Up My Road Safety Game

  The memory is vivid in my mind. One little body versus one comparatively huge car. This story has a happy ending. I wonder if I could tell it if it did not. It was school pick-up. I was ten, maybe eleven years old? I was sitting in the front passenger seat beside my mother […]

Love Letter

It was on Instagram that I first discovered Annie – or more accurately, Annie’s baby boy. A few months older than Harlow, Nicholas is quite simply a beautiful child. White blonde hair, sparkling blue eyes and a smile that steals the breath from your chest. Every picture Annie shared of her little guy struck me […]

Learning To Fly

Learning To Fly

No news is good news. That's what I've been thinking. Luca's kinder teacher hadn't pulled me aside for "a quick word" which is why I thought he was on track to start school next year. Last year, Luca had started 3-year-old kinder half way into the year and took a little while to find his feet. […]

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Hello friends


I’m Angie!  I mum. I write. I wife. My husband would say this is the correct order.  He’s so neeeedy. I live with my family in Melbourne, Australia, where I complain about the weather for 90% of the year – but I can’t imagine living anywhere else. Except maybe in Lake Como, waving to my neighbours George and Amal each morning.

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