The gall of it…

Two days ago I had surgery to have my gallbladder removed. It was planned as I’ve been having issues with it for a few months but up until the very last minute I didn’t think about the fact that I was about to go into […]

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First days of school.

We’re three days in so I think I can officially say we’ve survived school so far!! (OK, so officially they’ve only been half days and I’ve been working from home but we’re both still alive so please indulge me!) So far, to date, we have […]

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Living for the weekend – mum style.

This morning I have, so far, done two loads of washing and hung them out, cleaned my bathroom, unblocked a u-pipe (or whatever it’s called), been adorned with stickers, watched crap kids programmes and had the obligatory morning argument with Charlotte.  Despite all this I […]

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The perils of being a working mum. 

Today I left the house in my usual work attire. I’ve given up on trousers and skirts and dresses are the choice at the moment.  At 9.15 however, I realised, as I nonchalantly ran my hands down my legs, that I had one horrendously hairy […]

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Why I love Warwickshire

I’m such a fair weather blogger or maybe the opposite of that. I feel at home posting when everything’s going wrong but the past couple of weeks have been really good and I have realised just how much I love the place I live.  My […]

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The green fingered gene.

I’m starting to wonder whether there is a gardening gene that didn’t get passed on to me??  My parents definitely have it. Dad more so that mum, but I think it may have been a recessive gene. Fought off by the ‘love of magazines’ gene […]

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Sun, sea and the single mum.

Our daughters are playing together and I attempt a smile but apparently you don’t see me.  We are sitting close to one another at dinner whilst I sit on my own for the fifth night in a row so our daughters can eat in the […]

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Back to basics for us.

Another long hiatus from me I’m afraid. I don’t know how other bloggers do daily posts…weekly seems difficult enough for me! But then maybe their not juggling all the other things too. Work is full on, home is full on and I’m now taking on […]

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