A birthday cake
Nov26

A birthday cake

I’ve just stuck a candle in a cupcake and said a silent happy birthday for a girl who should turn 14 today. But Abi won’t eat any cake today, she won’t excitedly open up clothes and make-up, she won’t take selfies with her friends, she won’t have a birthday sleepover. Because Abi isn’t here any more. She is forever 12. Today will be a tough day for her family and I am thinking of them as I light...

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The Gallery: Pets
Nov26

The Gallery: Pets

Only a few months ago, I would have had to give The Gallery a miss this week. Because we didn’t have any pets. And I really didn’t have any plans to get them either. But one day I started thinking about guinea pigs. I’d never thought about them before, but suddenly people were telling me what good pets they make and, before we knew it, we were the proud owners of Eric and Daisy (who is also male). I know people...

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Lack of confidence
Nov25

Lack of confidence

‘Wow, you’ve done 50 questions in FIFTY FOUR SECONDS?!’ ‘Well, the problem is, Mum, I know the answers quicker than I can write them down.’ He’d done 50 questions in 54 seconds and he thought it wasn’t good enough. He thought he needed to make an excuse why it wasn’t better. But I thought it was amazing. Something has happened to my brilliant, talented younger son lately. He’s lost...

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A Mummy meme
Nov24

A Mummy meme

Thanks to the lovely Cathie from Wicked World of Lucas (a very funny blog – go and have a read if you never have, I can highly recommend it!) for tagging me to answer some questions. Here goes… If you could travel back in time, which person from history would you most like to meet and why? This was a tough one, but somehow I just kept coming back to Henry VIII. I would just make sure I didn’t marry him! From what...

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Silent Sunday 23.11.14
Nov23

Silent Sunday 23.11.14

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