Monthly Archives: January 2012

A missed photo opportunity

This piece is in response to this Britmums Blogprompt: What photograph do you wish you had taken? I’ve known for a long time the answer to such a question. When my little chap was very small, six or seven months … Continue reading

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The Best Bits of my Week w/c Monday 16 January 2012

This post is in response to Love In The Nest’s new linky idea, celebrating all the best bits of our week, all the little things that bring a smile to our faces and a glow to our hearts, counting our … Continue reading

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Onwards and Upwards

This post was inspired by the Groovymums blog hop on KateOnThinIce which is for mums who want to rediscover the woman they used to be or to reinvent themselves altogether. It’s inspiring to read about what other people do to … Continue reading

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The Best Bits of my Week w/c Monday 9 January 2012

This post is in response to Love In The Nest’s new linky idea, celebrating all the best bits of our week, all the little things that bring a smile to our faces and a glow to our hearts, counting our … Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald

This post is based on a concept by @homedad. His idea is to celebrate the best books written for children, and he’s doing that here: http://www.tamingtoddlers.blogspot.com/p/fiction-fridays.html. I’ve decided to do it a little differently and post the book that I’m … Continue reading

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Small Changes make a Big Difference

This post was inspired by the Groovymums blog hop on www.kateonthinice.wordpress.com which is for mums who want to rediscover the woman they used to be or to reinvent themselves altogether. It’s inspiring to read about what other people do to … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction – Losing my Way

I came across this writing challenge from www.carolinesmailes.co.uk and decided to try it myself. The idea is that you write a piece of flash fiction, 100 words or fewer, taking inspiration from a song on YouTube. Deadline for submission is … Continue reading

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The Best Bits of my Week w/c 2 January 2012

This post is in response to Love In The Nest’s new linky idea, celebrating all the best bits of our week, all the little things that bring a smile to our faces and a glow to our hearts. Counting our … Continue reading

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Finding the Time to Write

I read several bloggers who express a wish to write. For some it’s the desire to set down a record of their daily lives for their children to read in the future. Many say this is an outlet for them, … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions

One New Year, about 10 years ago, I made a whole list of resolutions and I stuck to each and every one of them. They were: • Eat less; • Drink more (alcohol, that is); • Sleep less; • Go … Continue reading

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