Monthly Archives: October 2011

The “Groovingmums” Effect

So it is now five weeks since Kate started her Groovingmums project and challenged us to make a little time for ourselves in our busy lives in whatever ways work for us.  I signed up at the beginning and enjoy … Continue reading

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The Versatile Blogger Award and Seven Things You Didn’t Know About Me

It’s nearly a week since the lovely Mummyplum tagged me in her Versatile Blogger piece.  So thanks to Claire at mummyplum.blogspot.com for reading my blog and nominating me!  The idea is that you share seven little known facts about yourself … Continue reading

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Losing my Groove?

This post was inspired by Kate On Thin Ice.  Her blog-hop is for mums who want to rediscover the woman they used to be or to reinvent themselves altogether.   I’ve linked up again with Kate to post my progress in … Continue reading

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The Alphabet

This was written for the @jfb57 100 word challenge.  The prompt is to do ‘something’ with, involving, pertinent to The Alphabet. Well, I mean to say, it’s just not the sort of thing that one expects, especially in Chelsea.  Maybe … Continue reading

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Book Review – Sister by Rosamund Lupton

I have to say straight off that I absolutely loved this book and didn’t see the ending coming at all.  I thought it was very cleverly written and was so impressed with it that I was overcome with the sudden … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Book Review – Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

I read this book on the recommendation of a friend who said it had made her cry.  It is a work of speculative fiction and the story is set in an imagined England in the 1990s.  It is narrated by … Continue reading

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In Praise of Yellow

This post was inspired by stickyfingers1.blogspot.com Photo Gallery. This week’s prompt is Colour. This week I found two very beautiful images of yellow.  One is this delightful flower I found in a pot at a café’s outside table and the … Continue reading

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Facebook or Twitter – which do you prefer?

This week’s challenge from @Britmums blogprompt was the following:  Facebook or Twitter?  If you could use only ONE to promote your blog, which would you use and why?  This was an easy one for me.  If I could use only … Continue reading

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The misuse of “less” versus “fewer” – my biggest peeve

This week’s challenge from @Britmums blogprompt was the following:  My biggest pet peeve is… There are so many different irritants I could write about here that it took me a few days to decide which to pursue.  I’m a fairly … Continue reading

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