Sayonara 2016, welcome 2017.

Happy new year everyone. I hope you had a good one last night, whatever that may mean.  Despite being childfree, I spent the evening at my best friends house and drank absolutely nothing. I got back home just as Big Ben chimed on the car […]

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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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I have a confession…

I have a confession and those of you who follow me on Instagram may have twigged by now… Nope, I haven’t had a mental breakdown…well not quite anyway!   Nope, I’m not pregnant (thank goodness)   Nope, I’ve not killed someone at work and writing […]

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The cost of coeliac disease

There were lots of things I was completely ignorant to when it came to coeliac disease. My best friend has been diagnosed with it for about 10 years now but I still had no idea about the cross-contamination side of things until Charlotte was diagnosed. […]

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Fun Friday – review of Finding Dory

It does feel a little bit like the summer holidays over here even though Charlotte will still be going to nursery for four more weeks. We have fun things planned for our Friday’s off (Fun Friday’s if you will), we have all our weekends together […]

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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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Tipping the scales.

I’ve joined Weight Watchers…again. I know, I know, I said I’d never do it, but the scales had ticked over to my dreaded number and I had to take action.  It was the number that makes me say “No more”.  The number that makes me […]

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30 things I’ve learnt since being 30.

It was my birthday last week and I’m now the ripe old age of 32.  A huge amount seems to have happened over these past two years, some of which is documented on this very blog as I started writing just after my 30th birthday.  I feel like […]

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