The Daddy Diaries – Part One: The Pregnancy

Every Tuesday for the next few weeks, my partner Daf will be sharing his side of the journey we’ve been on for the last two years. You’ve read my ramblings, from morning sickness and cravings all the way through to tantrums and teething – now it’s time to see it from a different perspective.

36 Weeks: And suddenly it becomes very, very real…

Today has been crazy. I knew it was a busy one – internet being installed, washing machine being delivered and D’s parents visiting – but I was thinking I’d be in uni for most of it, after an appointment at the antenatal clinic this morning. I was nervous about this, […]


…that actually, despite everything I say, I love this little monster more than I can really describe, and I’d do anything to keep it safe. I’ve struggled with feelings of love since finding out I was pregnant. At first, it was a case of wondering how I could possibly love […]


“It” being me not going to uni. It’s very little to do with willpower or forcing myself to stay in bed and all to do with the fact that they’re rehearsing scenes they don’t need me for today. Once upon a time, I may have been disappointed, but today I […]

This is a little more difficult than I anticipated…

… and other extreme sports. I’m kidding, of course. I haven’t been lying to you; I’m NOT 11 years old – at least, not any more. However, I have spent the last two mornings pretending to be eleven years old (and, as a result, trying to sneakily cover my lovely […]