Category Archives: Nature Calls

Some things you can’t control. Like instincts, for one. And other stuff, too.

Loves and Crushes

I have a confession to make. I’m terrible with quotes. I can remember a phrase, even an entire sentence but I cannot for the life of me remember where I read them or heard them. Continue reading Loves and Crushes


10 things new mums always underestimate

by Irina Slav

Okay, when I say “always” I may be exaggerating, but it is, I think, a universal truth that we are rarely, if ever, fully prepared for something we have never experienced, and that’s especially true when it comes to motherhood. Continue reading 10 things new mums always underestimate

Dear fathers, leave your little princesses be

by Irina Slav

My dear fellow, Y-chromosome carrying, parents of girls, I’m writing this to inform you about a number of things that would spare you a lot of anxiety in years to come. Continue reading Dear fathers, leave your little princesses be

We, the are-you-really-a-woman ones

by Irina Slav

Women like to share and sympathise. Women like shopping (for hours on end). Women like babies, theirs and other women’s. Continue reading We, the are-you-really-a-woman ones

Why I never iron

by Irina Slav

Two reasons: I don’t need disinfecting my clothes because I have a washing machine that does that, and I find this absolutely the most tedious thing a person could do to waste their time. Continue reading Why I never iron

Egg up


by Irina Slav

That old and dusty question about the egg and the chicken has its very simple answer (think evolution) that reestablishes once more the egg as a sort of treasure, which it is, actually. Continue reading Egg up