26 Ways To Please Your Lover

This isn't a radical departure from Lemonaid's usual themes, we've not gone all 50 shades on you (yet)! In the midst of our new year planning activities, I came upon the following tweet which I thought was a great idea and enthusiastically suggested to Becky that we...

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Buckets of Lemons

So, it seems somewhat churlish, during what everyone else considers a mid-life crisis (despite the fact that to me it feels like the sanest life choice I’ve ever made!) not to have made a bucket list. Well dear reader, churlish I shall not be called, for a Lemonaid...

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Deconstructing Defences At Dinner

One of the seemingly simpler things on our bucket list is to spend time with people we like as a couple. Coming together at this stage in our lives means we inevitably have different friends and social circles, and we've agreed it would be nice to be able to socialise...

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Being Seen

...by Becky In the aftermath of a ‘rowette’ (smaller than a row, bigger than a tiff!) in a local coffee shop this week, we were enthusiastically greeted by another cafe regular, a quirky young gay woman who had clearly been trying to suss out for some time whether we...

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Folk Muse: Underneath The Stars

This sums up a flavour of our past year together… Beautiful, tender, a journey of trust and intimacy and a chrysalis of the emotion yet to fly forth (we’re not just together for our mutual love of poo gags 😉 ) Did I ever imagine being brave enough to sing one of my...

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Handmade Hanky Panky

We're both keen to bring more handmade gifting into our lives (and the lives of others – much to the chagrin of our kids..."HANDMADE? PRESENTS? WHAT?!?!"). We're starting with this Christmas and learning how to needle felt. Given the time it's taking us, it's a good...

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Forest Craftiness

Craftiness at forest school – making willow wands, whittling 'pencils', bracelets out of horseradish leaves – it's a dream come true 😍

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Devon Heaven

Our first child-free holiday – four glorious days together over the bank holiday weekend visiting Becky's home ground in Devon.

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Adventures At One World

Becky had raved about the One World Festival and, reluctantly, I agreed to go! 8 days of camping, 4 kids, 2 tents, a 6-hour drive there and back, a week of macrobiotic food...what could go wrong?!?! Well it turns out quite a lot!!! On the first day after we arrived, I...

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