I got my hair cut
Feb27

I got my hair cut

Ever since I was a teenager, I’ve hated getting my hair cut. Maybe I hated it as a child too, I don’t remember that far back. I did used to have it cut about every three months. Then three months because four months and four months became six months. Six months became a year. And one day I just stopped going. I don’t think I’ve had my hair cut for about five years. I always used to go to the same person, the...

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The German exchange – missing my boy
Feb26

The German exchange – missing my boy

My younger son had the best time when his German exchange friend stayed with us. They got on so well together and stayed in touch. He was so excited about going to Germany to visit him. And I was excited for him. Until I remembered that meant my son would be away for 10 days. I felt quite sad about that, although I didn’t show it. He set off in the middle of the night, which I thought was going to be stressful, so that added to...

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Silent Sunday
Feb25

Silent Sunday

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Project 365 2018 Week 8
Feb24

Project 365 2018 Week 8

My eldest and my daughter are back at school after half-term, but my younger son is still in Germany and I’m missing him!   Here’s our week in pictures… Day 49 – Sunday 18th February – my roots desperately needed doing. Luckily, I have a reliable 11 year old hairdresser on hand to deal with them. Day 50 – Monday 19th February – the kids went back to school and it was quite nice to get...

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The Thirst by Jo Nesbo
Feb23

The Thirst by Jo Nesbo

The Harry Hole books by Jo Nesbo were some of the first thrillers I ever read – and I loved them. It’s been a long time since Police, the previous Harry Hole book, so I was very excited when I spotted The Thirst. But, now I’ve developed my obsession with psychological thrillers, would I still love the Harry Hole books as much? Yes I would. Harry Hole has given up life in the police and is now a lecturer. He is...

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