Category Archives: Writing

Drive Across Britain – Lands End

Sporty Sexy Dad is attempting to achieve his goal of cycling the whole of britain.   Being the dutiful wife I dropped him off at Lands End and I will meet him again in 9 days time at John o’Groats … Continue reading

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Letting Go!

No 1 Son wants to buy a car! To be honest No 1 Son wants more than a car, he wants his independence and adulthood.  We have spent the last 20 years cosseting him in cotton wool, and shielding him … Continue reading

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Parental Pick-up

It is not often these days I do the school run but I had to this week and I now realise how far my life has changed. For 13 years I had children in primary school and although there were many … Continue reading

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Stirred and Shaken

I cannot believe how quickly a year has gone by.  As the weekend neared, the excitement laced with large drops of trepidation intoxicated my every movement.  It was never about not holidaying with the family, but rather more joining my … Continue reading

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Procrastination – the Thief of Time

There is never enough time.  This is a continual grumble of mine.  In an ideal world I would have time to do everything I want to in each passing day.  They say if you want something done then you must … Continue reading

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Monday Blog Tour

It was a surprise and delight to be asked to join in this tour of blogs from some very successful writers.  I hope I can do them justice.  Many thanks to Veronica for her tag to join the Monday Blog … Continue reading

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One in a Million

I am nothing if not unconventional.  My boys are at a difficult age, starting out from the cosseted world of education and trying to make it in the world of business and employment.   School has equipped them with knowledge about … Continue reading

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Appraising the Future

I am chasing my tail at the moment.  Work is so busy having taken on an extra job to help with the spiralling increase in costs involved with growing teenagers.  I still manage to rise early and work on my … Continue reading

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Stranger Danger

We are so politically correct these days that sometimes I wonder if things have gone too far.  I know historically there have been abuses in all walks of life but as youngsters we lived full and enriched lives. We were … Continue reading

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Painful Story-telling

It was about September when I stopped feeling well.  By October I was in a lot of pain and by the 10th of the month I was admitted to hospital; to the surgical assessment ward.   Starved and prepped for theatre … Continue reading

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