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Neighbours (dum de dum) everybody needs good neighbours…!

Hope that got you singing! But actually this post is about real neighbours. We have neighbours on either side of us. One family are lovely, the other are antisocial selfish idiots. We have had trouble with them since we moved in. Things got off to a bad start when I went round to say hello […]

Thanks once again to our brilliant NHS

Last week was my birthday and, as you may have spotted on my #Project365 post, the day didn’t go to plan. Just after lunch Zach was playing upstairs with his siblings and cousins when he fell off the bed. He had a mark on his elbow so we applied a cold compress but then he […]

Why it is ok to still not have a clue about life aged nearly 40

Today is my birthday and I am 38, woohoo! Another year gone, but where?!   So, 40 is on the horizon, I am now officially in my late 30s. The decades are slipping by… The problem is I’m still a little bit lost, no idea what to do with my life. I have lost the […]

Mourning the late, great Game of Thrones

WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS! DO NOT READ ON IF YOU HAVEN’T WATCHED THE FINAL Monday night. Chris and I sat down with wine and snacks for the final ever episode of Game of Thrones. Expectations were high but so was the feeling of dread. We, as viewers, have invested so much in this epic show, in these […]

To the girl crying in the exam…

To the girl crying in the exam, Don’t: it isn’t worth it. It is an exam. It doesn’t judge what kind of person you are or how special your life is. The question may seem daunting but remember, everyone starts at 0. You can only gain marks, not lose them. Write about what you know. […]