Silent Sunday 20.3.16
Mar20

Silent Sunday 20.3.16

 

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Project 366 Week 11
Mar19

Project 366 Week 11

It’s been a pretty good week, with lots of work and one of my favourite days of the year – my daughter’s birthday. Although birthdays on Mondays are never quite as good as weekend birthdays! Here’s our week in pictures… Day 73 – Sunday 13th March – a momentous day! It was warm enough and sunny enough for the guinea pigs to get out in the garden for the first time since October. Day 74 –...

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The Slaughter Man by Tony Parsons
Mar18

The Slaughter Man by Tony Parsons

A wealthy family is brutally murdered on New Year’s Eve and the youngest child is abducted. Could a dying serial killer be to blame? It’s down to DC Max Wolfe to find out what’s happened and catch the killer before it’s too late. I’ve loved Tony Parsons since Man and Boy was published in 1999 and enjoyed his first Max Wolfe novel, The Murder Bag, last year. DC Max Wolfe is a very likeable character. Like...

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Giving up dance
Mar17

Giving up dance

No, don’t worry, it’s not my daughter giving up dance. It’s me. 42 year old me who is really old enough to know better than to think she can do dance lessons. But I did do them, for over five years, and I loved them. For a little while, ‘dancer’ was one of the ways I defined myself. It was there on my Twitter bio and my blog, along with ‘mum, blogger, runner, chocaholic’. My daughter and I...

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Grade 2 ballet exam
Mar15

Grade 2 ballet exam

My daughter recently took her Grade 2 ballet exam. I had feared she would have to wait until autumn this year to do it, two years after her Grade 1, which felt like too long a wait. So I was very pleased when her teacher announced just before Christmas that a small group of them would be doing their Grade 2 in March. The girls were all given a CD of the exam music to practise at home. Once the panto and Young Voices were over, my...

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