Matyda’s desk. A place where she does her homework, from her English school and Saturday Polish school.

At home

Looking across the park from an upstairs bedroom at home. A particularly beautiful evening at sunset.


This is our new family member, a female border collie dog. Her name is Poppy, as her fur is white…


Toby is our visiting cat. He was a very nervous animal at first, but wooed and tamed by platefuls of…


This is a  plateful of Polish “pierniczki”, small, ginger, icing-coated biscuits – welcome favourites at any tea-time.


Challah reminds me of Friday night when I was growing up. My mum used to buy a challah, give it…

A secure environment

This house could have been our home in Poland. It is here in Leicester, a stabilising place for our family.…