Tag Archives: Kids

She wore an itsy bitsy, teeny weeny… on feminism and being mum

If you are walking around Exeter City Centre today, you may spot a slim 16-year-old girl, 5ft 9 with legs up to her armpits. She is very gorgeous. She is also wearing a very short pair of turquoise shorts with … Continue reading

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Everything changes but you…

I am sorry to disappoint anybody coming to this post hoping for a tribute to the rather wonderful Gary Barlow and his backing singers, *hears hisses and ducks missiles from Take That fans everywhere*, but this is actually a post … Continue reading

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A real ‘give one to Grandma’ photo – The Gallery

This week at the Gallery the post is a ‘Photo you are proud of’. I love this idea. Sticky Fingers comes up with some great prompts to get you thinking and encourages you to focus (literally) on the photos that … Continue reading

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Scrabbling around; or why squiggle won’t have me fazed..

Two weeks into the long summer break some people reading this will be on the verge of murder, or at least considering putting their offspring on ebay with no reserve. Those without children to entertain over the next month might … Continue reading

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Photographs – the art of memories

I have recently posted a blog (Why I like to look up sometimes) on the Sticky Fingers Gallery. The gallery is a brilliant idea, offering bloggers the opportunity to submit a post with photos on a weekly theme, the last … Continue reading

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Sisters are growing it for themselves….

My sister Jane is a proper gardener. She works with plants all day; knows Latin names for things and has won awards. Her skill has even resulted in her kissing Mark Ramprakash so I was a little surprised about 18 … Continue reading

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More reflections – why we’re NOT all going on a summer holiday…

My friend Jo of Slummy single mummy fame has recently written a lovely blog entitled ‘We’re all going on a summer holiday‘ about the beginning of the school holidays, finding things to entertain her two girls and the challenges of … Continue reading

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