In Your Face

In Your Face

I looked at myself in the mirror yesterday, not just to guide a face wipe over day-old mascara or while absent-mindedly brushing my hair, but I really looked at myself. I examined my face from grey-roots to neck.…

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Like Father, like son

Like Father, like son

My husband and son have many things in common. They would both happily spend the entire day in their pyjamas if they could. Every rainy Saturday afternoon is as a DVD box set opportunity. They laugh at their own…

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Offline

Offline

I have been a bit quiet of late. On here, at home, in life. There is nothing wrong, not really.  Just sometimes, being around people, online and offline, can feel a bit exhausting. Recently, I’ve…

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Dad’s Home!

Dad’s Home!

The Greek God(zilla) is back from his stint in Brazil and has wasted no time at all in resuming all of his favourite activities; watching football, sleeping and lighting the barbecue. This means that time has also…

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As Good As It Gets

As Good As It Gets

When you are a young child, you talk about what you would like to be when you grow up. You dream big – astronaut, writer, doctor, fireman, landscape gardener, gymnast, politician, deep-sea diver, rock star, teacher,…

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That Time of The Month, Dear?

That Time of The Month, Dear?

There is a certain time of the month, you know the one I mean, where my skin erupts in a hormonal rage and goes on a rampage across my face, leaving a trail of angry red…

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New Starts

New Starts

They say that life begins at 40, and I guess in a way this does ring true for me. I turned 40 two-weeks ago. The week before this momentous ocassion, I left my job of…

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The First Day of August

The First Day of August

The first day of August, the month in which I will turn 40. Well, that has crept up on me rather quickly I have to say.  I wanted to make a list of all the…

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My Nan: Celebrating 80 Years

My Nan: Celebrating 80 Years

This is my Nan. She is 80 years old today. I know what you are thinking – she does not look a day over 25, right? Check out her fabulous legs too! I wish I…

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Sunscreen & Serendipity

Sunscreen & Serendipity

I recently came across Mary Schmich’s article Advice, like youth, probably just wasted on the young, which you may be more familiar with as the Sunscreen speech.  It was originally published as a Guide to Life…

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Growing Up

Growing Up

I had a bit of a wobble around the time I turned 30.  I was single, living in Maida Vale and going out too much. I remember feeling overwhelmed by life.   I did not know…

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Where I Want To Be

Where I Want To Be

Some of you may have noticed that I’ve been a bit quiet on here recently.  Not just on here, but I’ve also practically ignored my twitter feed and completely neglected my poor Facebook page. And,…

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