Author Archives: Mary @ asmallhandinmine

Moving Forward

I haven’t been here for a while. A hell of a lot can happen in a year. I now have a business and I am once again a single mum, in the full sense of the phrase. My son and I had … Continue reading

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Beside the seaside

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside, Oh I do like to be beside the sea, Oh I do like to stroll along the prom, prom, prom, Where the brass band plays tiddlyompompom.   So just let me … Continue reading

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Hello this is for you

My five year old comes out of school with interesting things some days. “Whats this?” “Its a note” “Who’s it for?” “We put it in an envelope with pennies in and tie it to a balloon with a paper aeroplane … Continue reading

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A Date with the City

A few days ago, I took the train through the tunnel to run a couple of errands in Liverpool. When I was finished, I went to take the train back home again, but as I was on my way to … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Yummy Sticky Ribs

A few days ago, J and I were reading a Roald Dahl book when we found a recipe for sticky ribs and decided that we very much must try it out. So yesterday, that’s what we did and it was … Continue reading

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Giant Sea Odyssey – Liverpool

This is what we did all of last weekend. The crowds were a little scary, it seemed everyone for miles around had migrated to the city centre to watch the spectacle. And rightly so; it was brilliant, breathtaking. Read the … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Sunshine and good life

(Pimm’s for us and lemonade for him. Sweet.) I feel as if Ive been waiting for these past few days for months. We have had the most glorious weekend and its set to continue for much of this week. I … Continue reading

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Climbing Higher

We’ve barely been to the park all winter until this week. He’s learned to climb while I haven’t been watching. Higher and higher he went, more and more daring his stunts, testing the apparatus, using it in ways it wasn’t … Continue reading

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