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On sense, sensibility & living with an anxious family -Jo’s story

Editors note: This is the second in a monthly series of guest posts on the subject of mental health. For November we are lucky to have award-winning blogger Jo Middleton of slummysinglemummy writing for us of her experiences. She looks … Continue reading

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Making up is getting harder to do…

I have just been checking through my photographic record of our already well-documented two week break in Suffolk, and apart from the fact that I want to go back and take some decent pictures instead of the rather random ones … Continue reading

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On (not) being in a weight loss competition with my sister..

Help! Panic stations! My sister is slimmer than me! Pathetic isn’t it? But sometimes small things are important. Jane and I have been yo-yo dieting for years. One of us usually loses some weight, which when it becomes obvious sparks … Continue reading

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Crumbs in the cutlery drawer, or what’s so funny about cleaning the kitchen?

Right – my sister says my blog posts are rather melancholy and nostalgic, so instead of the piece on retro sweets I had in mind to write, I thought I would try to show a more humorous and  less wistful … 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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