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Back2basics

Hello there!  This blog has again been silent for some time; write a few posts, radio silence for months, repeat(!) seems to be the name of my game for some time. It frustrates me.  This blog is a journal for … Continue reading

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Friday Funnies: sweet imagination

The other night C read her book on igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rock like a cowgirl.  As in Howdy Partner.  Just because. Last week M came home from the babysitter’s wearing a ‘wedding ring’ on his ring finger.  Apparently the children … Continue reading

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The two sides of “The Force”

M and I are at our local playground and he’s insisted in me pushing him on one of the baby swings. He loves the swings and can go on for ages, and took this opportunity to loudly dissect the nature … Continue reading

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Friday Funnies: telling jokes

C and M are enamoured by telling jokes at the moment.  But let me be clear.  The essence of what a joke is, beyond generating laughter, is still lost on them.  There is no sensible punchline. I give you M: Why … Continue reading

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Wanderlust, family and the modern era

Today’s technology makes it much easier to live away from people that you love. When I met Chris in 1999 there was no Skype or FaceTime. We met in the UK where he lived, but I soon returned to the … Continue reading

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