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July 11, 2017
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Has Anyone Seen Mammy? Embracing The New Me

I’m not sure when I started referring to myself in the third person, but these days it’s pretty much constant. You see, I spend the bulk of my days alone with my 7 month old baby boy, as I try to juggle working from home while he naps, with all […]
July 10, 2017
innocence

Monday’s Child Is…Losing Her Innocence

So, the eldest girl is seven, this fact will have more significance in a few paragraphs. Old enough to be able to wipe her own bottom but young enough to still believe in fairies and Santa. It had been a busy weekend, seeing friends and having a decidedly stress free […]
July 10, 2017
french

I Want A French Face

When I think of France and beauty, I think of Brigitte Bardot, Coco Chanel and my sisters French student Corinne, whom at the age of 8 or 9 I used to follow around our house hoping her amazing aroma would rub off on me. French women are long renowned for […]
July 10, 2017
craft

How To Survive…Crafting

When you skim through Pinterest, it is literally Make and Do on a colossal scale. Every junction contains a beautiful picture of some sculpture that a beautiful Stepford wife has whipped up with some toilet roll and modge podge…… Whatever the hell that is??? It was one of the things […]
July 9, 2017
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About That Time I Wasn’t In Labour

I remember it like it was yesterday. There I was, wondering who made the call to decorate the floor of a maternity hospital waiting room with giant blue paw prints, when my name was called. Up I jumped. OK, jumped is a bit of a stretch. Up I got slowly […]
July 9, 2017
swear-jar

I’ll Put A Euro In The Swear Jar

Before I begin, let me just explain that while I’m not quite at the Roddy Doyle novel level of swearing, I am known to have a small, carefully chosen list of expletives, along like the lines of mother fucker, Jaysus, shitsticks and fuckface that I like to use when the chips […]

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