Normal programming about to resume…

August 1st, 2007 by Susannah

Here is the reason for my absence! I’m 14 weeks this week. Yipee!

New addition due Feb 2nd 2008

I have been feeling very very VERY ill for a couple of months now….you know…the kind of ill you have that’s meant to be ‘all good’ but stops you doing anything much except the bare essentials?! My poor family. I’ve been pretty useless to be honest! Just hoping it doesn’t set in for the entire journey like it did last time (anyone have a cure for that horrible taste?). Hopefully I will be feeling fab and ‘glowing’ well before February 2nd when our new little GIRL is due!

I am so excited for Eloise. She keeps kissing my belly and talking to ‘her’ baby (all her own initiative!)! Sisters. WOW! So much fun to be had! (Apologies if anyone wanted a surprise…I love knowing in advance and there’s no way I’d be able to keep it a secret for another 6 months!)

I see I am not the only one announcing baby news!!!
Congratulations Nichola, Fiona, and Dana!!

Illustration - Wonder Book Picture Annual 1925

Maths books from hell are over (yay!) and I have a HUGE backlog of emails and a mountain of things to post about that I am working my way through, so hang in there if you’re waiting. I’m not usually so rude! I feel like I’ve been treading water for the last 3 months just to scrape by!

Boy do I have a lot to do before February!

15 Responses to “Normal programming about to resume…”

  1. Belinda
    August 1st, 2007 17:00

    Wow, congratulations!! It seems like I’ve been saying that a bit this week.

  2. dani (pyglet)
    August 1st, 2007 18:56

    Fantastic! Obviously there is something in the water down there.
    Congratulations…those first three months can be hell, hope you are feeling better soon.

  3. nichola
    August 1st, 2007 19:53

    WOW! There IS something in the water huh? Congratulations!

  4. Bianca
    August 1st, 2007 20:30

    Wow you caught the Up the Duff bug too! It’s been going around! Congratulations. Sorry to hear you’ve been sick though, hopefully the second trimester will be kinder to you.

  5. Melanie
    August 1st, 2007 20:48

    Dermot just told me! Congratulations to all 3.3 of you 🙂 Sorry you’re feeling so sick though, I hope it fades away soon.

  6. Mish
    August 1st, 2007 21:20

    Congratulations again Susannah! How lovely to have 2 little girls, I am sure they will be as close as you and Kelly! Just like I hope my two will be as close as my sister and I 🙂

  7. Michelle
    August 2nd, 2007 18:54


    Congrats! It’s spooky how many people are catching that wave. MUst remind myself to be careful 😉

  8. Anne
    August 5th, 2007 13:22

    Congratulations Susannah. Hope you are feeling better soon and able to enjoy your pregnancy.

  9. Fioleta
    August 5th, 2007 22:21

    Congratulations to the family and all the best for the rest of the pregnancy. Zoya (I used to work with your husband few years ago and love reading you blogs)

  10. Fiona
    August 8th, 2007 10:58

    Congratulations!! We are due on the same day. 🙂 Hope the rest of your pregnancy is happy, healthy and sickness-free.

  11. samantha
    August 11th, 2007 22:56

    wow – congratulations, so very exciting for you and your family. however, I hope it isn’t in the water – or I’m not drinking it any more! 🙂

  12. leslie
    August 14th, 2007 16:33

    late congrats from me too!

  13. Michelle
    August 26th, 2007 03:10

    Hello! I accidentally stumbled upon your lovely blog today and I am so happy that I did! It’s always nice to find someone who appreciates lovely things and vintage illustrations and photos! I adore that photo of the “fairy princess” in the previous post! I was wondering if you sell your images or if I could somehow get a copy of that fabulous photo? Congratulations on your little blessing! Hoping you feel well soon. I am so lucky. I did not get sick at all with either of my boys. Again, so glad to “meet” you!

  14. Dana
    August 30th, 2007 18:43

    congrats, Susannah! me sick, too – sux, huh?

  15. magic cochin
    October 22nd, 2007 00:57

    Oh Congratulations!
    I’ve just surfed into your blog – lots of fab images and inspiring things. I also studied design and illustration (BA Visual Communication, Brighton, UK) and I used to work as a designer for Pearson Education (Harlow, UK). I worked on a joint project with Longman Cheshire (before it became Pearson Ed, Melbourne) and spent hours faxing the Melbourne office or awaiting replies. I imagined the designers having a barbie on the beach while my faxes piled up in the office 🙂
    Small world!

    Bet you’re glad you’ve got shot of the Maths books – I’m about to start a mega Geography series (Oh joy!!)

    all the best

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