Silent Sunday 30.9.18
Sep30

Silent Sunday 30.9.18

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Project 365 2018 Weeks 38 & 39
Sep29

Project 365 2018 Weeks 38 & 39

It’s been a mixed bag with a very slow work week followed by a very busy work week, not to mention my birthday. A week with a birthday in it always has to be good! Here’s our fortnight in pictures… Day 257 – Sunday 16th September – a good day for us all. My husband and I ran 12 miles in the morning, then my son went out on his own later in the day and ran 12 miles for the first time ever! A fantastic...

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This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay
Sep28

This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay

I’ve seen This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay around a lot. I knew it was about life in the NHS and written by a doctor. I’d heard it was quite good. BUT WHY DID NOBODY TELL ME HOW GOOD?! Seriously, I loved this book. It had me laughing out loud (and I’m not the kind of person who generally laughs out loud at books) within seconds of picking it. It is very, very funny. And a real eye opener on life inside the NHS. We...

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The amateur panto auditions
Sep27

The amateur panto auditions

When we received the devastating news earlier this year that my daughter wouldn’t be able to do her usual panto, because they were going going to be working with specific dance schools,I started to look for an alternative. There were no other professional pantos around, because it seems that pretty much all of them work with dance schools. So I looked for an amateur panto instead. I hadn’t realised, but apparently...

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Preparing for periods
Sep26

Preparing for periods

Regular readers will know that recently I’ve been preparing my daughter (and myself!) for puberty and periods. Puberty is so much less straightforward for girls than boys and it is important to be ready for those first few periods. Not knowing exactly when a period will start, how heavy it will be or how long it will last is a scary thing for tween girls and young teenagers. Add that to the fact that girls like my daughter spend...

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