Silent Sunday 24.3.19
Mar24

Silent Sunday 24.3.19

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Watching You by Lisa Jewell
Mar22

Watching You by Lisa Jewell

I loved Lisa Jewell’s previous two books, Then She Was Gone and I Found You, so when I spotted her latest, Watching You, as I walked through WH Smith the other day, I didn’t think twice about buying it. The book starts with a murder, but we don’t know who is dead. It then skips back in time a couple of months to the time building up to the crime. Joey is 27 and desperately trying to be a grown up. But she’s...

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Lost (and sometimes found) things
Mar21

Lost (and sometimes found) things

Anyone who has got kids, whether toddlers or teenagers, will be familiar with just how often they lose things. I have one friend whose son loses things so often that she refuses to buy him new school uniform or sports kit and she gets it all from the school second hand shop. Thankfully, my kids aren’t QUITE that bad, but my younger son does have a habit of losing things. Luckily, he’s at a school where lost things tend to...

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The sexual abuse loophole
Mar19

The sexual abuse loophole

****Trigger warning – sexual abuse, paedophilia and grooming I’m sharing something different today. It’s a guest post from a fellow blogger and it’s a tough read. She isn’t a blogger I know personally, in fact she wanted to work with bloggers she doesn’t know, so she can keep her anonymity. I’m so sad that this story needs to be shared, but I really admire her bravery in sharing it. I hope...

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Marathon training: Weeks five to eight
Mar18

Marathon training: Weeks five to eight

My marathon training is well underway and I think I’m actually addicted to it. Although the types of running and the distances vary, I’m into a pattern with it and I enjoy the whole week. Monday is always rest day and I’m always ready for it after my long run on Sunday. Tuesday is usually a short, fast run. Wednesday is the dreaded body conditioning, which is my least favourite day of the week, although I can...

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