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    Back to school

    April 16, 2012

    Here I am, bloodied but unbowed by another holiday ….. and realising that, as far as Child One goes, I don’t have all that many more to stagger through. Gone are the days when she was attached to my leg, screaming for things to cut and stick together very gloopily. Nowadays, she’s up in her room, cutting and sticking all on her own for her Art GCSE ….. She’s still quite messy, though, as I discovered this morning, following a…

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  • Blog Divorce

    Storm in a teapot

    For all those of you sweet enough to worry long into the night (don’t deny it, I know you have) over my Swedish Teapot Situation, here’s an update. Tradera, the Swedish version of eBay,…

    February 7, 2012
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    Swedes not so sweet

    I’m a bit shocked this morning. I’m having an ongoing cyber-row with a Swedish lady I’ve never even met. And it’s getting quite nasty. It’s all because I’ve developed a new hobby, buying our…

    January 27, 2012
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    Dear Nice Man at Blockbuster ….

    Dear Nice Man at Blockbuster (I’m sorry, I don’t know your name), Ten days ago I stood in your shop with my daughters, choosing a couple of DVDs to watch before we went on…

    August 16, 2011