(6th June: A bit of a different picture. No flash as the space is too small to have my usual softbox, I’ve messed so many times with the colour of the image and it’s probably still wrong. Debated cropping my nose out but I quite like it.)
It is usually the first place I look if I’ve turned my back and she’s crawled off.
Changing the temperature, changing the spin, pausing it, trying to get any reaction from it.
I might have mentioned it before. If she doesn’t respond to the noise of it opening then you know she is really engrossed by something.
Nan likes to put her cups/glasses on a table mat and B likes to just pull the mat and anything that is on it. I am often monitoring the room for things that B can knock over.
I was making dance videos so I wasn’t in the room to see the cup/B going towards it. Fail.
I mainly just hear Dada and Dad all day.
I could have imitated how B looked when she woke up yesterday morning, but it wouldn’t have been very delightful – dried snot on her nose.
And I’ve been tired. Plus with her cold I did not really want to take her out yesterday. When I thought about taking her out it rained…
Though we need to start planning meals the night before, not just as we are about to leave/are in the car.
I try to make most meals be things where she can feed herself now. Yesterday I tried to turn her porridge into pancakes. They didn’t turn out as well as I hoped but they still tasted good and B fed herself.
It’s nice to get on and do other things like clean up, make food, eat etc while she eats.
I have been looking at places to take her.
A lot of kids places have cafes so we can get lunch there. It’ll be nice to have a change of scenery.
I was super surprised.
We were just brushing our teeth and chilling while she watched us.
She can not stand up for very long by herself yet but she is getting there.
I was going to try to study without booking a test yet, but I needed to book it as otherwise there would be no incentive to study.
I can not remember how many tests I failed. I tried to learn a few years before that too, but never did a test or my theory back then.
Now I’m kicking myself for not just trying to pass in London, but when I first moved there I was too scared to even get on a bus.
I should have just done it as soon as I moved there. Oh well.
Luckily I have it for now and it seems good. I have forgotten most of what I learned 10 years ago, but the test seems quite easy to revise for.
We went to a garden party and just before we went in I randomly said ‘I want to learn to drive’. It was during the early days of B when I was randomly feeling confident.
I messaged 4 people.
This article says 420,000 people are waiting for tests. How many of thoes people will need to retake the test?
I’d like to have a few lessons before I try to learn with Tiago – just to gain a bit of confidence by being in a car with dual controls first.
I doubt it, but hopefully things will make more sense this time round.
I just need to not care what other people in their car think of me, and just get on with it.
When I started to do improv comedy I thought something similar. It’s a skill that I’ll need in the future and it’ll make my life easier, so I’ll just try to do it asap. Not long ago I debated finding a TV show that was looking for learner drivers – I just had a search online and apparently a woman took 26 tests before she passed. That’ll be me…
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