Project 366 Weeks 51 & 52
Dec31

Project 366 Weeks 51 & 52

A fortnight which started with us finally putting our Christmas tree up has flown by and now Christmas is over and it’s nearly time for 2017. In between panto performances, we made the most of the rare chance to have days out. Here’s our fortnight in pictures… Day 353 – Sunday 18th December – we finally got a Christmas tree! The large knitted snowman was removed shortly after this photo was taken. Day 354...

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2016 – That was the year that was
Dec30

2016 – That was the year that was

2016 has been a funny old year. There’s been the shock of countless celebrity deaths – from David Bowie and George Michael to Victoria Wood and Caroline Aherne. Then there was the shock of people voting for Britain to leave the EU. I have yet to meet someone who actually voted for that. Leicester City, the football team I’ve supported all my life, became Premier League champions. And, just to round off the weird...

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Acne and Roaccutane – ‘Have you got any more children?’
Dec29

Acne and Roaccutane – ‘Have you got any more children?’

As mother and son bonding experiences go, sitting in the hospital pharmacy, both waiting for our own Roaccutane prescriptions, is an unusual one. But, when it comes to skin, our family is pretty unusual. My son has been on Roaccutane for his severe acne for a weeks now, while I have been on it for nearly two and a half years. I’m pleased to say that my son’s skin is definitely starting to improve, although he’s still...

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Being Mummy
Dec27

Being Mummy

I love being Mummy. That’s how I see myself. Mummy, not Mum. I love those families where the kids call their parents Mummy and Daddy all through their teens. Yes, they’re mainly posh kids, but not all of them. I wish our family was one of them. My eldest stopped calling me Mummy about when he left primary school, although it took him a year or so to remember that it was no longer the done thing to say ‘Mummy’....

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Silent Sunday 25.12.16
Dec25

Silent Sunday 25.12.16

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