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Child Two

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    Ghost Busting

    There’s been a huge hoo-ha about the new Ghostbusters film – changing the lead characters to female. I must admit I’d be a bit miffed if they suddenly changed Little Women to Little Men,…

    August 2, 2016
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    Georgia O’Keeffe at the Tate

    We missed the opening of Tate Modern’s new extension because we were away on our super-swanky holiday …. of which more soon …. so I was really pleased to go to the Georgia O’Keeffe…

    July 19, 2016
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    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
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    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
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    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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    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’m so cross about this that I can hardly type. Child 2 and a friend were harassed by a large group of boys yesterday as they walked home from the bus stop – a…

    September 15, 2015
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    That work/life balancing act

    Sponsored post  The crack of dawn on a Monday morning, when the schools have just gone back and my street is so quiet you can hear the first autumn leaves fall, is the ideal…

    September 14, 2015