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Reflections – a new meaning to jumping into puddles…

As I sit here at my desk, with a view out over our garden I sip a lovely hot cup of tea and watch as streams of rain run down the window, blown ever harder against the glass as the … Continue reading

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What’s in a name? A lot of trouble if you get it wrong, that’s what…

I was interested to read today an article featured on gurgle.com about the 10 worst celebrity baby names. It was the usual suspects – Paula Yates, Jordan, the Beckhams - but strangely enough not the Grogans. This is a surprise, because over … Continue reading

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Finding focus – learning to be a blogging mummy

First of all I have to apologise to anyone who logged on to my blog yesterday to be faced with a gruesome image of John Redwood staring at them for all the world as if he were some matinee idol. … Continue reading

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Watching your kids compete – bad mum or bad loser?

“Welcome to the English School’s National Athletics Championships from the Alexander Stadium Birmingham. Today you will get up at five for a two-hour drive to sit , with no leg room, in sweltering heat proudly watching your daughter Evie representing … Continue reading

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Right – off to water the garden…

As an anxiety ridden soon-to-be-freelance-again-thank-goodness writer and researcher (yes basically I find out stuff and write about it), addicted to chocolate, gin, detective stories and John Keats I am  definately keen to find a world of my own to live … Continue reading

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