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August 9, 2017

Oh, Epidural. You Are A Cruel Mistress

I could feel the contraction coming, like a roll of thunder, it rumbled and cracked to a crescendo, crashing pain through my body. All I could do was cling onto that pillow trying not to move and hoping to f@#$ that the anaesthetist had a steady hand! In my desperation […]
August 7, 2017

So Long, Summer

As the evenings start to slowly draw in and a slight chill begins to creep into the air, as I look longingly at the fireplace in my living room and dream of crackling logs and toasty toes, I give Summer a cheery wave goodbye. The summer we had this year […]
August 7, 2017

How To Survive…Having A Child With Additional Needs

Being a Mum is the most challenging thing any of us will ever do. It pushes us to the absolute edge, whilst also soaring us to unthinkable highs. That massive brief at work? Easy! That big presentation? Peasy! That business trip you’ve been dreading? Lemon squeezy. Giving birth to and […]
August 6, 2017

My Not-At-All-Near-Death Experience

My husband maintains that I am prone to Jane Austen-esque tendencies and that I would have been far more suited to this era given my weaknesses and horrifications in certain circumstances. So the irony was not lost on him as we flew to Bath recently to visit true Jane Austen […]


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