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Living arrows 28/52 and 29/52

So, tonsillitis is fun isn't it?! No, no it's really not! I used to get it a couple of times a year when I was younger, and then gradually I got it less and less.  But this past fortnight I've been hit again.  And it's been blooming miserable. I ...

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And I think to myself, what a wonderful world

For some reason, all four of us were disturbed in the early hours the other night. Steve and I were both tossing and turning, and then the children took it in turns to shout out and need attention.  And after getting up to see to them, I couldn't get s ...

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Confessions of a summer parent

My husband asked me earlier, "when does Rhys finish school?" So, naturally, I replied, "3.20". Turns out he meant when does he finish school for the summer. So I checked, and it's next week.  Next week!  How is it the summer holidays next week?! ...

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Anyone for tennis?

Now, anyone who knows me will know that I'm not the sporty one in the family.  Those genes went to my siblings I'm afraid. I'm not particularly coordinated and never really enjoyed team sports due to the fear of letting everyone else down by not being ...

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Break out the champagne

Now, I know for a lot of you this will seem really tiny, but I did something huge last week. I took our car for its MOT all by myself!  Break out the champagne! See, pretty much anything to do with driving and maintaining our car is new to me.   ...

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Living arrows 27/52

I can't quite believe that we're halfway through the year, and that I've kept up with the 'Living arrows' project for so long! I'm really enjoying taking the time to photograph my children every week, and seeing all the photos that other people are sha ...

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They shall not grow old

"They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.  At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them" These were the words that came to mind so often on Friday, as I watched th ...