Archive for the 'baby' Category

Baby’s first holiday

Sunday, September 17th, 2006

For the first time since we left in early 2003, we went back to Morocco this summer on holiday. We took Nathan with us which made travel logistics all the more difficult. Flying with a 10 month old baby is tiring, since he has to be occupied all the time. On the way out he […]

A tube in the nose, the poor boy

Thursday, June 15th, 2006

Nathan has often had a little cough and been “bunged up” in the nose. He’s already on special anti-regurgitation milk and takes Motilium before, and Gaviscon after meals. Our paediatrician suspected a gastroesophageal reflux and so I took Nathan to a clinic in Boulogne (15 miles away, but an hour’s drive due to heavy traffic […]

Sleeping Like a Baby

Sunday, April 2nd, 2006

After my last post was published, I learned from my email reader timezone definition that the official name for the zone here is now Romance Daylight Time which sounds particularly apt for Paris in the spring. I’ve moved back to PINE for email, one of the first mail readers I ever used back in 1993 […]

Once a Dream, Now Ubiquitous

Monday, March 20th, 2006

Or getting a WiFi connection. When I was still at junior school at less than 10 years old, we got our first home computer. It was a ZX81. With 1Kb of RAM, adverts at the time of initial launch in 1981 said it could run a nuclear power station. Since installing a WiFi card in […]

New Fujifilm Finepix E900 Zoom

Saturday, March 4th, 2006

After some time without a digital camera to speak of, I finally took the plunge and bought the Fujifilm Finepix E900. It’s a 9 megapixel camera in the “serious amateur” price and quality range. I learned the technical side of photography when I inherited my grandfather’s old 35mm reflex camera. It’s a Prinzflex with an […]

Four Months!

Tuesday, February 14th, 2006

Today Nathan turns 4 months old. Here’s a recent picture with his Grandad taken as a test with a webcam, so please excuse the quality. I’m wondering what you call a date four months from birth. It’s not strictly an anniversary since that has a root from annus in Latin, meaning year. It’s kind of […]

Quick Nathan Update

Wednesday, January 25th, 2006

Nathan’s doing fine, he’s back into his usual routine again. He’s still nursing a slight nagging cough, but it’s mostly in the morning that he coughs now. He’s eating well and smiling and gurgling a lot (as in the photo), which is a good sign. For the last couple of nights he hasn’t woken up […]

Return of Bronchiolitis

Sunday, January 15th, 2006

Nathan had a regular appointment at the respiratory physiotherapist this Wednesday. He’s been having treatment for a cough and blocked nose. I’m sad to say he’s relapsed and the physio said we should take him to the emergency department at the local hospital as he had become very blocked up. So off we drove and […]