Category Archives: Family

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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Man and Boy

My man (M) and my boy (J): M: I wish I was a werewolf, ’cause then I could go out and run around, howling. J: But you’d be naked. M: I’d be all hairy though, wouldnt I. J: Who let … Continue reading

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And so it begins…

J helped me carry a christmas tree home from the supermarket this evening, while he told me about how he wanted to be a soldier in the Nativity play, but has to be a shepherd instead: “and I have to … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Old Friend

He died yesterday. Just over fourteen years old. I remember him as a tiny puppy, a little ball of fluff. I grew up with him. Walks on the field, days at the beach, holidays together, playing in the garden. Every … Continue reading

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Big Kids, Little Kids, Shopping Trollies

When I think of my own childhood, I remember a great many things, but the moments I remember most are the happiest ones – days and days spent morning till night exploring the great outdoors with my three siblings. Truly … Continue reading

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My Weekend: At The Fair

In September, J will start full time at the same primary school which I attended as a child. At the weekend, we went to the school summer fair, which brought back many memories for me and began many memories of … Continue reading

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Meet: Mischief aka Little Miss Fatty Cat

She’s just adorable, dont you agree? She belongs my man, I’ve known her for three years. So she’s not actually a new cat, quite old in fact. Sixteen years old and ageing very well. But we spend a lot of … Continue reading

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