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    In pieces

    October 2, 2013

    Parenting is hard. Step-parenting is HARDER. As hard as a nasty little piece of Lego that you’ve just trodden on. That was certainly my feeling this morning, when I dropped a precariously-balanced pile of the stuff and got some lodged in my dainty instep when clearing up. How is it that they always find the hurtiest bits? My first thought was to get out the Hoover and suck the problem out of my life once and for all. My second…

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    A happy Lego birthday

    One of the joys (ahem) of blended family life is the occasional scheduling surprise. For instance, yesterday morning I was pootling along with a few exciting little plans for the day – work, maybe…

    November 9, 2012
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    High heels

    A lovely surprise, just when I needed it, when I was, ahem, checking out my book’s sales on Amazon. I know it’s a bit sad, but in fact I know authors who spend a…

    January 10, 2011