Silent Sunday 21.4.13
Apr21

Silent Sunday 21.4.13

 

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What she wore – More spring shorts
Apr20

What she wore – More spring shorts

My daughter chose this jumper and these shorts herself for her 7th birthday recently They are both from Next, where we buy a lot of her clothes.   The jumper is a really soft knit, not at all itchy, and great for spring.   The shorts are a soft denim with a fine stripe and a kitsch panda prin. Pandas are my absolute favourite animals, so I was very pleased when she chose these. The print seems to show up better in the photo than it...

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Pinch points
Apr19

Pinch points

Every few weeks it seems to happen. Everything we do seems to come together and collide in quite spectacular fashion, leaving me with my brain whizzing around overtime wondering exactly how we can be in quite so many places at once. And, most importantly, how we can eat too.Regular readers will know we’re always busy at the best of times – with Cubs, Scouts, football, rugby, dance classes and swimming lessons. Having hit...

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Top 100
Apr18

Top 100

It’s the parent bloggers’ monthly highlight. Or lowlight (is that even a word?). The mysterious publication of the Tots 100 rankings. For anyone who doesn’t know what I’m talking about, it’s basically a chart of parent blogs. There are about 5,000 people signed up. Every month there are people celebrating and people getting upset wondering why they’ve slipped down and others reassuring them their...

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The Gallery: Youth
Apr17

The Gallery: Youth

This is me in 1991 on my 18th birthday. Look how cool I am. Look at my youthful attitude. Actually, I didn’t have an attitude. My youthful attitude lasted for the duration of a week-long holiday in Devon at the age of 14. In my youth, I had two ambitions for the future. I wanted a good job and kids. In my youthful optimism and naivety, I believed it was possible to have both. I wanted to go to Oxford University. I was a clever...

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