Browsing Tag

Child One

  • Beauty bits Reviews

    It’s Review Time

    It’s no secret that I love skincare. All right, I don’t believe all the promises made for every single product I buy – but yes, I would like a magic wand waved over some…

    July 11, 2016
  • Blog

    ….and Breathe

    My dears, it’s been an age. Hope you’ve been well and aren’t too downcast by this strange Brexiteering world we’ve been plunged into. I’m sorry I haven’t been here in your hour of need,…

    July 5, 2016
  • Sponsored

    The words I love to hear

    Sponsored post I probably shouldn’t admit this, but I have two favourite phrases in the whole world. They are, ‘I love you,’ and ‘have some free chocolate.’ I’m not entirely sure what my order…

    April 25, 2016
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    Box ticking

    Poor Child 2. This week is the start of a new term at school – her very last. If it weren’t for the looming A2s, I bet she would be excited. Life is about…

    April 15, 2016
  • Blog

    And lo, at a Nativity play in the south east …

    On my way back from the station yesterday afternoon I saw the children from the local primary school trekking to the big assembly hall in the village for the nativity play. There was Mary,…

    December 16, 2015
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    Listing badly

    It’s full-on headless chicken mode now as Christmas looms ever larger and my to-do lists are …. still unwritten. For someone who spends so much time writing, I am curiously averse to putting pen…

    December 14, 2015
  • Blog

    Last parents’ evening

    I can’t quite believe it but I’ve finally done my last parents’ evening. ‘Done’ rather than ‘attended’, because it always seems like a chore, even though I’ve always been one of the lucky ones…

    November 25, 2015
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    Bags of fun

    I always feel a sense of rush at this time of year. As darkness creeps up earlier each day, there’s usually a lengthening list of stuff I am not quite getting round to. I…

    November 5, 2015
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    I was going for a walk the other day – I’m supposed to walk for at least twenty minutes a day to keep my lymph system going and I’m getting to really like it…

    July 14, 2015
  • Blog

    Cupcake competition

    I’ve just caught up with a great little tumblr site called Is This Feminist? The subtitle, ‘because being a marginally acceptable feminist is a full time job’ says it all, really. There’s no one…

    November 25, 2013