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Are We Deleting The Good Bits?

In the age of digital cameras and smart phones it’s so easy to take photos that’s it’s become a normal part of daily life. We take so many. We take them of practically everything. Gone are the days of needing to find a shop to get film developed – hoping that they’d turn out good…

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Fight or Flight?

When I was growing up – especially in my Teens I was pretty much left to my own devises. I had very very few rules and was pretty much allowed to do whatever I wanted. I always thought this was because my Mum had a very strict upbringing which she hated. I loved it at…

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Valentines. Yay or Nay.

Valentines Day….it makes me shudder. I know for many it’s a wonderful thing, all lovey dovey, kissy kissy blah blah blah. (each to their own) But I just don’t get it. Believe it or not I’m not a sad bitter twisted singleton who hates this day because I’m alone. I just don’t see the point. I do…

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Back Off With Your Body Shaming

As a parent promoting health, wellness and good eating habits can at times be difficult. They go through phases of wanting to stuff their faces to deciding they’re a vegetarian or will only eat food that has no vowels in it’s name. Or something similar. You try to tell them that they’re beautiful/perfect as they…

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Does Everyone Have A Book In Them?

I’m a daydreamer…I drift off into my own little world at times. I’m also a weird dreamer. The odd thoughts / sequences that go through my mind as I sleep are often quite detailed, and vary somewhat. I write them down and have pages of non sequential tales. One day I’ll give it a shot…

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Unanswerable Questions. Is God Real?

Yes – This is a picture of footballers. But please bear with me. I try to answer my kids questions the best I can at all times. Admittedly I sometimes skirt around the edges or gloss over the less age appropriate facts but don’t actively avoid answering. That is except on one subject, the one…

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On Your Bike! (Freecycle Etiquette)

Freecycle – a land of mystery, hope and intrigue. All right, that’s a bit over the top I’ll admit. Freecycle has many uses, I’ve used it many times to get rid of old unwanted things rather than paying for them to be taken away. It makes me feel good about myself knowing that somebody else…

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Is The Pen Mightier Than The Mouse ?

Do you remember when email and text were pretty much unheard of? Or am I showing my age? At school we all gave each other handwritten messages, that we wrote in lessons to pass the time. I had a friend who moved to Australia and we wrote letters to each other too. With increased use…

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Musical Memories

As a writer one of my main passions is reading, my other one is music. I have such a love of music and a great amount of respect for people who create it. It has strong connections to most things in our daily lives, be it on the TV programmes we watch, the songs played…

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DOES THE QUEEN LIKE TO BAKE?

This Is An Old Post I wrote For A Blog In 2015 That Is No Longer Active I wouldn’t class myself as a royalist, but then again I don’t hate them. Prince Phillip I like for cringe value. You never know when he’s going to be completely inappropriate, he’s fond of accidental racism/sexism/*insert all the…

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