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Gloworm festival: a review

We had an inauspicious start to our day at Gloworm. E woke us far too early and through my groggy eyes I could see it was raining. The tired feeling didn’t go away, and so when S announced he wasn’t … Continue reading

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Celebrate your lefties!

Happy International Left-handers Day! I hope all you lefties have a great day waving at people and so forth.  I, like 90% of the population, am a righty. But E is a lefty. I suspected as much a couple of … Continue reading

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Deershed

“It’s fine once you’re past the early stage isn’t it?” said the woman next to me. “When you’ve gone feral.” It sounds worse than it really is; we weren’t in a jungle, merely a music festival.  I’d been toying with … Continue reading

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National Libraries day

It’s late, I know. My blogging has fallen off in recent weeks  and I can only blame the day job workload and a stinking cold. But a quick few words because it’s National Libraries Day. My first library was a … Continue reading

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The elusive extra hour

We had a 25 hour day today and I had such plans for it. Regular followers of my blog or Twitter feed will know how much I always worry about not having enough time and trying to squeeze enough in. … Continue reading

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Why You Should Never, Ever, Ever Get A Tattoo (but Having a Baby is Fine)

Originally posted on The Ugly Volvo:
I’m not super pro-tattoo or anti-tattoo.  I’ve debated getting one in the past but never that seriously.  But my mother is vehemently anti-tattoo.  Listed below are the reasons my mother has always given me for…

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A midwife’s learning list:

I really liked this blog from a midwife – it chimes with the same amount of negative nonsense I called out when I was pregnant. As it happens, I’ve NEVER felt as tired now E is here as I did … Continue reading

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