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April 10, 2019

I Knew I Would Cry

Somehow when you cross the threshold of the Friary, passing through the immaculate silver gates and across the bumpy cattle grid the world outside ceases to […]
April 10, 2019

Living with….Procrastination

I am a determined person, I like to think I am organised and I am happiest when I have a project to work on whether it’s […]
April 9, 2019
Dinner In The Bath

About That Day I Had My Dinner In The Bath…

Is it possible to reach a new low twice in the one hour? Asking for a … Actually, let’s just lay it out on the table. […]
April 7, 2019

Motherhood Comes With No Training, No Instructions, No Holidays and No Salary

In case anyone is living in a cave, Mother’s Day is looming this weekend and the shops are awash with flowers, cards and other pretty things. […]
April 7, 2019

They Don’t Make Them Like That Anymore – My Amazing Grandad

Grandad was fantastic for one liners, the advice and some banter. It is true, you can’t put an old head on young shoulders but you can […]
January 8, 2018
April 7, 2019

Seven Reasons Why Running Is My Secret Escape

So I started running in January with the goal of a half marathon in September. I like the idea of running out of the house and […]
April 6, 2019

8 Reasons Why 80’s Kids Were Tougher Than Kids Today

Kids of today have it so easy with their play dates and after school activities, having a taxi driver mum or dad to cart them everywhere […]
April 6, 2019

Coping With Food Allergies In The Family Makes Us Itchy and Bitchy

You’re the ‘coconut milk family!’ the baristas at our local café affectionately say to us.  They know when my latte arrives that I will always double […]