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11 July 2021

Location: Somerset Day: Sunday Weather: British (code for raining). Activity level: Nil, none, nothing. The entire household has been struck down with a severe bout of lethargy and general, can’t be arsed-ness. A week’s camping ‘holiday’ in torrential rain has … Continue reading

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Life in the time of Coronavirus

A beautiful time of day. 06:24am on a week day morning in March. Continue reading

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The Return

It’s nice to go away, but good to come back again.  Having had a great holiday in the Dominican Republic, we are now chez nous once more. Our band of ginger felines appear to have forgiven us for leaving them, … Continue reading

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Wild Parenting

As any parent knows, the worst thing you can say to a child is “If you do X, I will buy Y”, because at some point you have to make good on your promises. Having indulged in this mad behaviour, … Continue reading

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Goodbye to the Old and Hello to the New

In common with lots of folk, at this juncture in the year, I’m sitting in front of the laptop weighing up to good, the bad and the down-right ugly that 2014 has brought. On the upside, our tiny Family Unit … Continue reading

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The Joys of Travelling With Children

Malta is proving to be a very child friendly place to be. Children are welcomed into restaurants and are generally treated with warmth and humour. Our Family Unit may challenge all of this. In the last twenty-four hours, the Offspring … Continue reading

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Many Reasons To Be Happy

Just over a month after my unscheduled ride in an ambulance, I’m starting to feel a bit more like ‘normal’, whatever that might mean. But on the upside, I’ve gone from literally just sitting on a horse two weeks ago, … Continue reading

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Why You Should Never Take Your Family Shopping

This morning, sun and rain have waged war in the skies over Falmouth; One minute, warm and clear, the next, rain of amazing intensity. And wetness. All the aftermath of mega storm, St. Jude. Sadly, I urgently needed to go … Continue reading

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Junk

This week, blogging has definitely taken a back seat, as I battle inadequately with a new addiction. Ebay. Having finally got my Paypal account working again and successfully sold some bits and bobs, I am now scouring the house for … Continue reading

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Take a Tennis Racquet to Breakfast

The hotel where we’re staying is great. Food, room, beach, pool, staff. All lovely. However, thieves are at work on a daily basis. Yes, folks. Be prepared to have the food stolen out of your mouths, if you dare to … Continue reading

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