the more time I spend doing things like this: (nails; small & grey)
digging, sitting, felting an axe.
…she came just a few hours later, at 6.55 in the morning on the 20th of May. Her name is Early B Clayton. She is perfect. Otto calls her “my baby”.
Our baby is due tomorrow. I forgot this strangest of feelings of waiting quietly for everything in the world to change.
Lenka: Stones Seth: Rocks Otto: Butterflies.
When Otto was six weeks old or so we left our house to go and buy bread when a Google Street View car drove past, close and fast. I pictured the jerky photos it took as it went by. A protective new mother looking startled and cross carrying a tiny baby in a pouch. I…
Working on this residency has started to change my attitude to staying in one place. Before I would go out to look for ideas, inspiration, community. Now when Otto is still asleep in the morning or naps in the afternoon, I work upstairs. This rhythm has expanded our home from being a place which was…
I work in the attic of our house. My husband Seth works in the basement. While Otto naps in the middle of our house, this is what our separate but simultaneous working might sound like. listen
The Residency in Motherhood now includes this new tiny obstacle, due on May the 20th.