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Endurance Shackleton's Incredible Voyage - Alfred Lansing

Not long ago i was flicking through my photos  of my trip  to Antarctica and i stumbled upon a picture of our kayak guide. yes that’s right we kayaked in the waters around Antarctica. 238 more words


Why Try?

Someone I know has had an agonizing time trying to get a family member out of a foreign country. The specifics must be withheld, for good reason. 289 more words


Well, time for another wee blog post from me.  I’ve been thinking a lot lately about ALL sorts of things.  I have a couple of new pendants to introduce to you … but I’ll share the story of why I made them first :) 1,531 more words

Baby Loss

INCLUSION - A Devastating Irony

NCLUSION – A Devastating Irony

We have spent the start of the Easter holidays doing the same typical things of families everywhere. We’ve travelled to grandparents, been to watch the football, a trip to the seaside, eaten well and scoffed lots of treats. 835 more words

Down's Syndrome



I. The Aunt

Amid bloodied linens and basins of tepid water
in my sister’s drafty farmhouse, I held this pitiful creature
in my hands. Look at her, she’s not going to make it. 120 more words