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Life on retreat

One of my birthday presents this year was a night away on a retreat (I have excellent friends) and last week I finally got around to going to Penhurst Retreat Centre in deepest darkest East Sussex. I went in need … Continue reading

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Weekly round up. The snow edition.

It’s been a weird old week around these parts. A fairly up and down week, and mostly a cold one. We kicked off the weekend in style by enjoying a freezing cold beach picnic. The adventure was declared a success … Continue reading

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Thrifty Outdoor Adventures pt1.

Rather ambitiously I want to start a series of posts documenting our search for fairly cheap adventures outdoors. I am trying to curb my cravings for a campervan. There are SO many more ways to explore the outdoors than in … Continue reading

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Weekly round up. Once more.

I squint at my watch.  4.40.  The small boy next to me wiggles and whispers a cute wakey wakey in my ear.  I growl a shhhhhh and turn over, he mutters back into sleep and I listen to funny women … Continue reading

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Attempting to process 2017: The one with the songs.

Every year I compile a CD of songs that have got me through the previous 12 months. I then send it to my lovelies, Anna and Sarah and occasionally a few others if I think they might be interested. This … Continue reading

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Advent 22

Blimey I’m late today. Anyway. The wonder. Search for the wonder… Coffee, Bible and notebook to push away the morning grumps. Superman pose to start the day (see Grey’s Anatomy- apparently it is supposed to make you feel in control…). … Continue reading

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Advent 19

The Advent wonder today is found in remembering 8 years ago- when we looked like this: We now look like this: This time 8 years ago we declared our unswerving commitment to each other and set sail in our little … Continue reading

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