Recent Pictures

B’s taken a few good pictures over the last few weeks, so I thought I’d share. K doing his best Bob the Builder impersonation. A was really happy with his new swimming goggles. Trust me, this kind of brotherly love is not a regular occurrence.

Happy Birthday

Giving a belated birthday shout-out to my main squeeze, B, who reached the big thirty-something yesterday. Yes, there’s no better story than a Dearlove born on St. Valentine’s Day. We had a pretty quiet family affair at home last night. The boys were eager to blow out the candles and tried to get a head … More Happy Birthday


After much talk and hand-wringing in early January that this year’s Winterlude would feature beach volleyball and sand castle demonstrations on account of the spring-like conditions, Mother Nature intervened and ensured the annual winter festival would go ahead as planned. In fact, I think this may be the best weather I’ve ever seen for Winterlude. … More Winterlude