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She's a Full 8 Months

As I woke up this morning, I rolled over in bed to my alarm clock going off. The time was 10:38 A.M. Kayla was already up and working on her new business. 576 more words


14th February shenanigans

I was happy to leave the UK when Valentine’s Day things starting appearing in the shops. You think you can avoid them by not going to the card shops, but even my local Sainsburys conspired against me and put Lindt lollipop hearts at the tills. 582 more words


Picking up a valuable box

Nestled in my inbox between a Eurostar customer satisfaction survey and a message from a friend I had an email the other day titled ‘Iain’s cremated remains’. 779 more words


A new year’s day, a new emotion

I naively didn’t see that coming. I thought New Year’s Eve would be tricky, but we treated it like normal night and I was fast asleep by 11. 1,328 more words


Looking back and looking forward: a day you can't really live in the now

I guess that’s what everyone does on New Year’s Eve, and today I’ve been no exception. Looking back and remembering previous NYE escapades, alongside feeling daunted about the future, or more specifically going back to London on Saturday. 841 more words


Sacred days

Sacred daysThank you for days, those endless days those sacred days you gave me‘. The most ‘sacred days’ in any relationship are not generally those scheduled in ‘to be special’, but I’ve read a lot that says firsts of ‘special dates’ without your partner are tough. 1,485 more words


Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present and Yet to Come

Charles Dickens published A Christmas Carol on 19th December 1843 and the Christmas ghosts were pretty key. When he wrote it, Victorian Britain was experimenting with new Christmas traditions – at the time that meant cards and trees, and carol singing was taking a new lease of life. 541 more words