Project 365 2019 Week 47
Nov23

Project 365 2019 Week 47

It’s been a busy week of work and panto rehearsals. Here’s our week in pictures… Day 321 – Sunday 17th November – a relatively quiet day for us. My son didn’t have a football match, which is lucky as he’s injured. So we went for a little walk around Tewkesbury. We hadn’t intended to do any ‘flood tourism’, but that’s what it felt like. The flooding really takes your...

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Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
Nov22

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

Wolf Hall is the Booker Prize winning novel about the rise of Thomas Cromwell. Now I don’t shy away from a literary novel, but did I ever think I would read a 650 page book about the Tudors? No, I didn’t. But this year I have been enjoying the Shardlake detective novels by C J Sansom. Thomas Cromwell appears in those novels. One of my oldest friends, who is a huge reader and reads far better quality books than me, said...

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Return to panto rehearsals
Nov21

Return to panto rehearsals

Panto rehearsals kicked off last week and they were both familiar and unfamiliar. After the disappointment of last year, when my daughter was unable to be in panto due to a change in policy, she is back where she belongs. A lot has changed since last time. For starters, her two best friends didn’t come back to panto this year. Sadly, for a lot of the previous chorus members, missing out last year meant they lost momentum. My...

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The avulsion fracture and recovery part 3
Nov18

The avulsion fracture and recovery part 3

Back in June, my son suffered an avulsion fracture on his pelvis. Avulsion fractures are usually related to sport and are more common in young people who are growing quickly. My son’s fracture was caused by pulling a muscle while doing long jump in competition, which pulled his bone away. He was in a lot of pain and was taken to hospital by ambulance. He has made a remarkable recovery since then, but was told he would need to go...

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Silent Sunday 17.11.19
Nov17

Silent Sunday 17.11.19

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