Burgeoning Atavism

It’s getting to that time of that year (yes once a year only) when I really need to get away from being someone’s somebody. I need to go and be me and nothing but me for a while. Selfish? Hardly. That’s the thing when you have children they absorb every last drop of selfishness in […]

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Coffee at 1?

When someone I’ve known for a long time but have had a relatively loose acquaintance with tells me that, if they didn’t like me so much they would want to punch me in the face, I’m inclined to take that as a compliment strange as that may sound. In fact it made me laugh quite […]

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A Regular Afternoon

It’s misty outside. At last it feels as though spring has finally hit our shores, with the cold bite in the air now almost gone. For now at least. My three children are shouting at each other in protest, but I have not the will at the moment to tell them to stop for the […]

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