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Mr Mouse

This is one of, if not the, key difference between having me come and stay, and having L’il Sis and Crazy D come to stay: the other two are proactive and like to find a sensible and effective solution to problems. 541 more words


Unfinished summer business

I’d like to say that I always leave a few things not checked off my list after a summer visit so that we’ll have lots to look forward to next time I’m home, but I think we can all agree that level of organisation is well beyond me. 719 more words

Moving Home

Micro-fashion: Dressing up kids like mini-adults

Punch in the word micro-fashion on Pinterest and up comes dreamy images of beautifully dressed children from toddlers to tweens. Same goes for Tumblr and Instagram. 392 more words


My Life Dealing With Other Peoples' Shit

I thought, as I reached my ‘golden years’, that I would have less to deal with. Sadly, another myth gone up in flames. But I guess I asked for it by offering refuge for my adult children when they asked for a place to stay. 727 more words


"We have met the enemy and he is us."

Lately I’ve been doing a lot of thinking. That’s not true, (I always do a lot of thinking) but I’ve been paging through this awesome book called… 978 more words

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There Was a Time...

My dad gave my husband some advice when we were newly married. He said that we should buy a one bedroom house. When we had a child, add a second bedroom, when we had another child, add another bedroom….and so on. 529 more words

Changing of The Guard

Gill  has been kept up to date with things here through Skype and emails and her visit at Christmas. She was aware, of course, that with L’il Sis, The Pig (beagle) and Crazy D taking up residency with me, things had changed. 697 more words