Daily snippets 27/02/18 Snow terrifies me…

We’ve had snow here today. Much foretold and much anticipated. Much fuss made by the media and weather forecasters. Some parts of the country have had a fair dumping of the stuff. We’ve even had a rare and reasonable amount considering we are in London. The kids are thrilled. They’ve made snowmen and peppered each […]

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Don’t be afraid to ask HMRC for help…

I know the words “the taxman” and “HMRC” (Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs, to give it it’s proper name) can make some people feel a bit twitchy and anxious. It’s often hard not to think about paying taxes, keeping accounts and making sure you are keeping up with everything you need to, when you are […]

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Dear cystic acne, you suck…

Dear Cystic acne, You’re back. Mysteriously after months and months of absence you are showing your face. I thought I finally may have outgrown you, and that our twenty year plus relationship was finally over. But nope, just when I least expected you, you are back. I suppose I should be greatful that you have […]

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I do not need to be reminded to grieve…

Grief is a strange thing, and it’s very much a personal thing. One person’s grief is not the same as another persons. I know grief. I know it well. I have loved and lost. I have been slapped in the face, personally and bruisingly hard by grief. A fair bit of my life has been […]

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Daily Snippet 15/02/18 – gone off sausages!

Rather weirdly of late, I’ve noticed I’ve gone off certain foods (nope, not pregnant, just for the record) and the thought of eating them, makes me feel nauseous. I’m not a big meat eater. I like a good steak every now and then, and enjoy a roast lamb lunch, but I can go without meat […]

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What I really want for Valentines Day…

It’s the 14th of February and around the world many people are celebrating Valentine’s Day. It’s a day of fun, joy, romance and love for some, and for others it can be a disapointing and painful day.  For us, in reality it’s just another day. Both of us are working, and the children are home […]

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Daily Snippet 12/02/2018 tv medical drama is my therapy…

I’m an emotional person, I’m short tempered, feisty, I speak then I think. I’m compassionate and moved to tears for people’s circumstances very easily. I can’t watch animal movies without crying and watching anything on tv or movies where a child is being hurt upsets me tremendously, be it factual or fiction. I’m not very […]

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