The grammar school test – how did it go?
Sep16

The grammar school test – how did it go?

After a morning of hoovering and bathroom cleaning to take my mind off things, I joined the massive queue of parents waiting to pick their kids up from the grammar school entrance exam. Would I even find my boy among all these people? And then I spotted him through the crowd – he’s taller than most and he stands out with his glasses on. He bounded over with a smile on his face. How was it? It wasn’t too bad....

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Test day
Sep15

Test day

And so the day arrived. The day we’d been building up to for months – grammar school entrance exam day. I hadn’t pushed my son hard – just a bit of extra work every few days to keep him ticking over. I didn’t want him to feel under too much pressure. All that week I’d been waking up even earlier than usual – with anxiety dreams about arriving late. I’d been waking up soon after falling...

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Silent Sunday 14.9.14
Sep14

Silent Sunday 14.9.14

 

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Project 365: Week 37
Sep13

Project 365: Week 37

It’s been a pretty quiet week this week, but nice and warm and sunny, so lots of pictures of flowers! Here’s our week in pictures… Day 250 – Sunday 7th September – Cheltenham half marathon day! My husband and daughter kept missing me (I was just too fast!), so no photos of me in action, just this happy one of me at the end. Day 251 – Monday 8th September – it’s the old cliche ‘the...

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Treating adult acne with Sk:n Clinics
Sep12

Treating adult acne with Sk:n Clinics

Regular readers will know I have suffered from acne since I was 12 and am still suffering now, at the age of 40. After being on various different forms of medication since I was 16, I recently took the difficult decision to go on Roaccutane, the strongest acne treatment available. It can have some nasty side-effects, but I’ve been lucky and I’m really pleased with how my skin is improving. I’ve been very fortunate to...

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