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naming the twins

What’s in a name?

The husband and I (although we rarely agree on much) agree on naming our children; no ‘funny, ridiculous’ names, no names that can be shortened to something horrible (kids can be nasty) and a name must be strong, something for our children to look up to. 300 more words

Life And Something Like It

Home Affairs, home affairs and other weekend happenings ...

So the weekend starts on a Friday evening, as it usually does, and there’s lots happening and we are excited about it all and I wave Joseph goodbye as he finishes his Friday gardening and he rides out the driveway and I just love his happy face and wonder how he manages to hum so happily all the time around the garden and how someone can work so hard and want so little. 1,147 more words

Other Stuff

Smart ID Home Affairs to work with Banks

By Vutomi Dambuza

According to the President of South Africa Mr Jacob Zuma in his State of the Nation Address on Thursday the 12th of February 2015, South Africans will now be able to apply for their smart ID card from banks. 48 more words

Current Affairs

St Albans- Forced Marriage (Written Answer)

On 11th February 2015, the Bishop of St Albans, the Rt Revd Alan Smith, received an answer to a written question on the Government’s collection of data on forced marriage. 146 more words


Isis : who's fight is it?

After Mr Cameron pledged his heightened  comittment to defeating ISIS yesterday, some people were rather quick to demand that the UK had no need to endanger itself in the fight against them. 206 more words

Off The News

Bishop of St Albans - Home Office Written Answer (Vulnerable Women)

On 2nd February 2015, the Bishop of St Albans received an answer to a written question on legislation relating to the criminalisation of the purchase of sex. 80 more words


Getting to the other side

Under desperate pressure with an already boarding plane waiting  we made the decision that my two daughters and I will go and Irene and our son will stay behind. 751 more words