Special Days

Happy Hallowe’en!

Not quite sure what is going on in our house this week, we seem to have caught a dragon. We live in a country where Hallowe’en isn’t really a big thing. It’s not that it’s not celebrated, it’s just it’s not big. We have never had anyone knocking on our door saying “trick or treat”. …

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Alexa – Turn The Music Up

I have to say that being 47 isn’t so bad after all. I woke somewhere in the night to hear a clatter from the kitchen. Walter (my cat) had realised that someone had left a chicken bone hidden in the compost bin, that someone had placed also a heavy plate on top, but it didn’t …

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He Is Not Here…

Happy Easter! It’s spring, finally we have a glimpse of some spring time weather and it has arrived on the perfect day. I’m hoping it’s not an April Fool’s Day trick, and it has indeed turned good and it’s going to stay this way. We were awake really early this morning, the alarm went off …

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There Is Still Much To See

This poignant photo takes me back to last year where we travelled to The Cathedral Of St Mary, Girona, Spain. Our youngest baby, Sol who is pictured here was actually feeling very under the weather. She kept wanting to fall asleep each time we stopped to look at something yet she soldiered on and enjoyed …

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I Won!

Other half and I snuck out tonight to collect my winnings from a competition I had entered on Facebook. It was for an up market cafe in a neighbouring town and they were advertising prize give aways for their birthday. They were giving away 13 prizes and I won a Creme egg hot chocolate. Pictured …

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Mother’s Day

It’s Mother’s Day in the UK today. So … on that note, Happy Mother’s Day to all who are reading this. Whether you are a mother to living children or a mother in your heart please make some time for yourself. It’s a really nice calm day for me, I do have some time to …

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It’s Valentine’s Day

It’s Valentine’s Day! The day for lovers and those who love. My other half joked that the day for lovers doesn’t include us because we are married, he got the stern look. As a result he rushed off to the shopping centre late last night to buy up his last minute gift to me. I …

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Boxing Day Dinner

We have a little tradition in our house that we don’t have Christmas dinner on Christmas Day, but make and eat it on Boxing Day instead. In years past we did and I found sometimes it ended up being a flop. The children would be up from the middle of the night then fill up …

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